44 Facts About Kamala Harris

1. Kamala Harris comes out swinging against the rule of law.

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2. Kamala Harris offered the opinion during the confirmation hearing of Ronald Vitiello to become the next chieftain of the.

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3. Kamala Harris compared ICE, the federal deportation agency, to the Ku Klux Klan Thursday, drawing a fierce retort from the agency's acting director who said there is no equivalence between patriotic officers enforcing the law, and a racist mob bent.

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4. Kamala Harris was positively dripping with condescension as she questioned Ronald Vitiello, Trump's nominee for Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, at Thursday's Senate Homeland Security and.

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5. Kamala Harris running for president in 2020? While the Democratic party's rising star has yet to confirm her plans, her Facebook presence has people speculating that she may be amping.

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6. Kamala Harris tells pro-abortion audience what we need more is….

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7. Kamala Harris has given herself an important edge over a potentially crowded 2020 Democratic presidential candidate field: She's raised more for Democrats running this year than any other senator.

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8. Kamala Harris has two stepchildren, one in college and one in high school.

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9. Kamala Harris is married to California attorney Douglas Emhoff, who was at one time partner-in-charge at Venable LLP's Los Angeles office.

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10. In February 2018, Kamala Harris was one of eighteen senators to sign a letter arguing against President Trump's having the legal authority to launch a preemptive strike against North Korea.

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11. Kamala Harris has expressed support for San Francisco's immigration policy of not inquiring about immigration status in the process of a criminal investigation.

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12. In response to the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, Kamala Harris supported the call for more gun control.

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13. Kamala Harris has an F rating from the National Rifle Association for her consistent efforts supporting gun control.

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14. In August 2018, Kamala Harris was one of eight senators to sign a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency charging the agency with not assisting displaced homeowners in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria under the Individuals and Households program by "alarming rates.

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15. Kamala Harris noted that the resulting surplus could put 1,000 more police officers into service in San Francisco alone.

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16. On September 10, 2009, Kamala Harris announced she would seek life in prison without the possibility of parole rather than the death penalty in the Ramos case.

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17. Kamala Harris has been considered a top contender for the 2020 Democratic nomination for President.

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18. Kamala Harris was one of the targets of the October 2018 United States mail bombing attempts.

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19. In a January 2018 hearing, Kamala Harris questioned Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen for favoring Norwegian immigrants over others and claiming to be unaware that Norway is a predominantly white country.

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20. On June 7, 2017, Kamala Harris garnered media attention for her questioning of Rod Rosenstein, the Deputy Attorney General, over the role he played in the May 2017 firing of James Comey, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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21. In a May 2017 interview, Kamala Harris criticized Republican representative Raul Labrador for saying that no one dies due to lack of access to health care.

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22. In the November 2016 election, Kamala Harris defeated Sanchez with 62 percent of the vote, carrying all but four counties.

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23. Kamala Harris was a frontrunner from the beginning of her campaign.

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24. Kamala Harris officially announced the launch of her campaign on January 13, 2015.

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25. On December 23, 2016, Kamala Harris filed new charges against Ferrer and former Backpage owners Mike Lacey and Jim Larkin for pimping and money laundering.

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26. On October 6, 2016, Kamala Harris announced the arrest of Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer on felony charges of pimping a minor, pimping, and conspiracy to commit pimping.

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27. Kamala Harris appointed special assistant attorney general Jill Habig to head the agency.

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28. On February 12, 2015, Kamala Harris announced that she would start a new agency called the Bureau of Children's Justice.

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29. Kamala Harris asserted that prosecutorial perjury was not sufficient to demonstrate prosecutorial misconduct.

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30. Kamala Harris appealed the dismissal of an indictment when it was discovered a Kern County prosecutor perjured in submitting a falsified confession as court evidence.

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31. Kamala Harris has prosecuted numerous financial crimes, such as predatory lending.

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32. The Times editorial stated that if Kamala Harris was not willing to release Larsen, Governor Jerry Brown should pardon him.

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33. Kamala Harris refused to take any position on criminal sentencing-reform initiatives Proposition 36 and Proposition 47 (2014), arguing it would be improper because her office prepares the ballot booklets.

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34. Kamala Harris announced her intention to run for re-election in February 2014 and filed paperwork to run on February 12.

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35. At the 2012 Democratic National Convention Kamala Harris gave a prime-time speech attacking Mitt Romney.

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36. On January 3, 2011, Kamala Harris became the first female, Jamaican American, and Indian American attorney general in California.

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37. On November 12, 2008, Kamala Harris announced her candidacy for California Attorney General.

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38. Kamala Harris supports same-sex marriage in California and opposed both Proposition 22 and Proposition 8.

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39. Kamala Harris protected informants with the Nuestra Familia prison gang who were engaged in illegal activities including drug trafficking and weapon possession.

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40. In 2009, Kamala Harris wrote Smart on Crime: A Career Prosecutor's Plan to Make Us Safer, in which she looked at criminal justice from an economic perspective and attempted to reduce temptation and access for criminals.

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41. Kamala Harris announced she would not seek the death penalty, infuriating the San Francisco Police Officers Association.

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42. Kamala Harris served as a deputy district attorney in Alameda County, California, from 1990 to 1998.

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43. Kamala Harris was elected California's Attorney General in 2010 and reelected in 2014.

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44. Kamala Harris has served as the junior United States Senator from California since 2017.

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