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Senator, California

Kamala
Harris

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Kamala Harris is the junior U.S. Senator for the state of California. Before her election to the Senate, she was California’s Attorney General and the District Attorney of San Francisco. She is the second African-American woman and first South Asian American to serve in the U.S. Senate. Kamala Harris received her BA from Howard University, and her JD from UC Hastings College of Law. She does not need a chaperone to eat dinner with other people.

Record*

environmental justice

Introduced the Environmental Justice for All Act, comprehensive environmental justice legislation dedicated to protecting the health of communities most vulnerable to climate change

housing

Brokered a historic national foreclosure agreement for homeowners after the housing market crash

LGBTQ+

Established an LGBTQ+ hate crimes unit as San Francisco DA and refused to defend California’s ban on marriage equality as Attorney General