Kamala Harris

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Kamala Harris is a U.S Senator and former San Franciso district attorney and California attorney general. She was elected to her current position in 2016. In 2019, she became a Democratic candidate for president. In August 2020, she was selected as the Vice Presidential candidate alongside running mate Joe Biden. When she was elected in 2016, Harris became the second African American woman and the first South Asian American woman to serve in the U.S. senate.