Kamala Harris: First they argued and Biden, let's get together against Trump

In the race for the candidacy of the Democrats, the Senator from California and the Ex-Vice President were rattled even to each other. It was a phrase from Harr

Kamala Harris: First they argued and Biden, let's get together against Trump

In the race for the candidacy of the Democrats, the Senator from California and the Ex-Vice President were rattled even to each other. It was a phrase from Harris, who was left hanging: "The little girl I was." Harris, Biden was criticized for the fact that he had been in the 1970s, however, that children with buses to schools in other districts, threats to the separation of the Black and White cancel. Harris linked this with your own biography: you've been sitting in such a Bus.

the Historic election

An election victory with Biden would be historic - never before has a woman Vice-President was. It is the first Time that a Black for one of the two major parties as Vice-draws a candidate into the race.

Harris was on the 20. October 1964 in Oakland, California, was born. She has a Jamaican-Indian roots. She studied in the capital city of Washington, political science and Economics, California law.

Not entirely uncontroversial

in 2003, she was elected to the district attorney of San Francisco. There, she met controversial decisions: In the election campaign, she promised, as a Prosecutor, never the death penalty to seek. She held it, moved after the killing of a police officer, but a Protest on.

as Attorney General - which combines in the USA, the positions of the Minister of justice and attorney General - applied, she promised to leave, despite their personal Opposition to the death penalty in the new office, full - range, and again she held it.

As the second African-American elected in 2016 in the U.S. Senate. Your order is as before: to fight for the rights of all people in California. At the beginning of 2019, she announced that she apply for the presidential nomination of the Democrats. At the beginning, you as a promising candidate.

Will tried African-American voters mobilize

your opponents to use the Law-and-Order past against you. Some of their decisions were seen by critics, in accordance with their pledge to reform a "broken" criminal justice system. She had to give up.

Now Harris is expected to be particularly good at African-American voters to mobilize. She is moderate, the performances by choreographed. In the Senate she has proven to be able to persistently ask questions and be a Problem solver. It is criticized more and more frequently, that it is ideologically not locate.

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Updated Date: 12 August 2020, 03:26

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