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Kamala Harris: The Democrats' New Hope
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Kamala Harris: The Democrats' New Hope

Kamala Harris might be the frontwoman for tomorrow's Democratic Party. A child of immigrants, with a law degree from UC-Hastings, the first-term senator sports a formidable track record: As California's attorney general, she battled Big Banks, securing a $25 billion settlement over robo-signed home foreclosures. She put an abusive, for-profit college conglomerate out of business. She even targeted purveyors of "revenge porn." On Capitol Hill, she has co-sponsored Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" bill, and won fans for turning the screws to Trump Republicans. In June, Attorney General Jeff Sessions quivered in front of his former Senate colleagues, saying that Harris' tough questions were "[making] me nervous." That seemed to be the plan. During her election-night victory speech last November, Harris said, "When our ideals and fundamental values are being attacked, do we retreat or do we fight? I say we fight." TD

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