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Sen. Kamala Harris [D, CA]


Kamala Devi Harris is a Democratic member of the U.S. Senate from California. Harris was first elected to the Senate in 2016. She became the second Black woman elected to the U.S. Senate and the first Indian American to serve in the chamber.


Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced Harris was his running mate on August 11, 2020. He called her "a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants."


Harris is the first Black woman to appear on a major party's ticket in the United States. Harris previously ran for president of the United States, entering the race on January 21, 2019. She suspended her presidential campaign on December 3, 2019, and endorsed Biden on March 8, 2020.


Harris is the former attorney general of California. She served in the position from 2011 to 2017. She also served as San Francisco's district attorney from 2004 to 2011.


D.O.B 10/20/1964
Rank junior
Location California
Office 112 Hart Senate Office Building
Party Democrat
Phone 202-224-3553

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