Tag Archives: Kamala Harris

Biden: “Of Course” I’d Consider Kamala Harris As Veep

CNN reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday he would consider Sen. Kamala Harris as a potential running mate, a day after she dropped out of the presidential race. “Of course I would,” Biden said. “Look, Sen. Harris has the capacity to be anything she wants to be. I mean it sincerely. I talked to her yesterday. She’s solid, …

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Trump Campaign Congratulates Gabbard On Harris Exit

Mediaite reports: California senator Kamala Harris announced the end of her presidential campaign Tuesday, and many conservative commentators had the same reaction to her campaign’s demise. As conservatives mocked the end of Harris’ campaign, a number of figures noted that it was around the time of her first sparring match with Gabbard that her poll numbers started to decline. The …

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BREAKING: Sen. Kamala Harris Ends Presidential Bid

Politico reports: Kamala Harris has bowed out of contention for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Hours before Harris announced she was exiting the Democratic primary, her campaign canceled a New York City fundraiser that was expected to have a number of her wealthy bundlers in attendance. At the time, Harris’s team said the cancellation was because of a “personal matter” …

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Harris Eviscerates Gabbard At Dem Debate [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: In a withering response to Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s defense of characterizing former presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s leadership as the “personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party,” Sen. Kamala Harris ran through a laundry list of Gabbard’s perceived offenses against both party and country, characterizing the Hawaii congresswoman as an opportunist who has cozied …

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Kamala Harris Qualifies For DNC’s December Debate

Politico reports: Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has qualified for the December Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by POLITICO and PBS News. She is the fifth candidate to do so. She joins Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg as candidates who have made the stage for the December debate. The qualification call is based on POLITICO’s analysis of …

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Kamala Harris Begins To Shutter Campaign Offices

The Week reports: It looks like the beginning of the end for Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.). The 2020 contender’s presence in New Hampshire is fading fast, with a spokesperson confirming to The Associated Press that she’s closing down all her field offices in the state. And with news that her campaign is sputtering in other states too, it likely means …

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Harris Hits Back At Trump: The Only Part Of Criminal Justice You Can Claim Credit For Is The “Criminal” Part

The Hill reports: White House hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) fired back at President Trump Saturday after he attacked her for skipping a forum at Benedict College in South Carolina. Trump had slammed the California Democrat as a “badly failing presidential candidate” after she said she would not attend the event, adding that he’s done “more than Kamala will EVER …

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Trump Concludes Attack On Harris With Four Dots

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump attacked California Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris over her decision to pull out of a criminal justice forum in protest of Trump’s appearance there. On Friday night, Senator Harris announced she was pulling out of the Second Step Presidential Justice Forum at Benedict College — a historically black college (HBCU) — citing Trump’s …

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Sen. Kamala Harris Slow Jams The News [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) became the first woman to “Slow Jam The News” on “The Tonight Show” Monday and, oh baby, it was “Hot Girl Summer.” Host Jimmy Fallon joined Tariq Trotter of The Roots, and Harris rapped some sweet resistance. “Ever since Barack left, we’ve been off track. But Kamala is trying to get us …

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Bernie Slams Harris Over “Medicare For All” Criticism

The Hill reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Monday took a shot at his presidential rival Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) after she said she was not “comfortable” with his “Medicare for All” plan. Sanders’s tweet comes after Harris pushed back on Sanders’s signature health care plan at a fundraiser in the Hamptons over the weekend. “I support Medicare for All. …

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Gabbard Pummels Harris On AG Work Record [VIDEO]

The most talked about exchange from last night. Politico reports: The Hawaii congresswoman dug up a thick opposition file on Harris and dumped it on the debate stage. For several minutes, Gabbard detailed some unsavory accusations against Harris during her tenure as California state attorney general. Harris pushed back, but the unexpected assault left some bruises that other candidates are …

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Gabbard Tears Into Kamala Harris: As A Soldier I Can Say She’s Not Qualified To Be Our Commander In Chief

“I think one of the things I’m most concerned with is, Kamala Harris is not qualified to serve as commander in chief, and I can say this from a personal perspective as a soldier. She’s got no background or experience in foreign policy, and she lacks the temperament that is necessary for a commander in chief. I’ve seen the cost …

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Kamala Harris Surges To Top Spot In New California Poll

Politico reports: Home-state Senator Kamala Harris has seized the top spot from Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren is fast gaining traction in delegate-rich California, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll released Wednesday. The latest Quinnipiac California poll shows Harris leading among 2020 presidential hopefuls, with 23 percent of California Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters now behind her …

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Harris Proposes $1B Fund To Clear Rape Kits Backlog

Newsweek reports: There are currently hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits in police evidence storage facilities around the country and 2020 Democratic hopeful Kamala Harris has a plan to end the nationwide backlog. On Thursday, Harris said she would spend $1 billion in order to help states clear rape kit backlogs. The money would also help law enforcement reform …

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Harris Trails Top Rivals With $12M Fundraising Haul

The New York Times reports: Senator Kamala Harris of California raised nearly $12 million in the past three months, her campaign said on Friday, a total that leaves her well behind her top rivals in the Democratic presidential primary’s money race. Ms. Harris’s total for the second quarter of the year, which ended on Sunday, was padded by a strong …

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New CNN Poll: Biden Slips, Harris and Warren Surge

CNN reports: Sens. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren have made steep gains after the first Democratic presidential debate, a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. shows, with former Vice President Joe Biden’s lead over the field shrinking to a narrow 5 points. The results indicate a significant tightening in the race for the Democratic nomination. The poll, conducted after the …

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2020 Dems Defend Harris Against Racist Birther Attacks

Axios reports: Several Democratic presidential candidates defended fellow 2020 contender Sen. Kamala Harris on Saturday against false online accusations about her race and U.S. citizenship — with many calling the attacks racist. A social media researcher, cited in the NYT and Buzzfeed, aggregated at least 12 tweets questioning Harris’ race during the first Democratic primary debate, saying “it has all …

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Junior Promotes Racist Birther Attack On Kamala Harris

The Hill reports: Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) dominated buzz surrounding the first Democratic presidential debate Thursday night after battling rivals on stage, but as the debate played out, a series of Twitter bots worked to amplify a far-right conspiracy about her online. During the debate in Miami, apparent bots online amplified conspiracy theories on social media falsely claiming that the …

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Kamala Harris Says She Misheard Debate Question, Does Not Support Abolishing Private Health Insurance

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) said Friday that she does not support abolishing private health insurance in the United States, saying she misheard a question from NBC’s moderators about Medicare-for-all during the presidential debate. Thursday night, Harris alone joined Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in raising her hand when all of the candidates were asked if they …

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Kamala Harris Unveils Plan To Widen PrEP Availability

Politico reports: Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) released a plan Thursday that would seek to slow the spread of HIV by making a preventive drug more accessible. The plan would require that private and public insurance plans cover PrEP without a copay. In addition, insurance companies would be required to cover any tests related to PrEP. The bill also would create …

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