Democratic Senator Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 White House race

Sen. Kamala Harris listens during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on homeland security on Jan. 16 2018

Bill Clark via Getty Images Sen. Kamala Harris listens during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on homeland security on Jan. 16 2018

When she was elected to the Senate six years later she was just the second black woman ever to serve in the chamber. "Our strength is that we fight to reach those ideals".

Harris has consistently supported LGBTQ rights throughout her career.

Her announcement's timing will not be lost on anybody for two reasons.

She plans a formal campaign launch Sunday in Oakland. A case where, as California's attorney general, she won a $20 billion lawsuit for homeowners, holding out against powerful banking interests, is a typical example. Kamala Harris traveled to New Hampshire as she was preparing to launch her presidential campaign. Kirsten Gillibrand. Both senators' announcements have been met with skepticism, the former as a result of her "divisive" claim to Native American ancestry, which she inflamed through her "1/1,024th" DNA test fiasco, and the latter because of her poor performance in the presidential polls. For 2020, it is Trump who appears to be a shoo-in for the Republican ticket with more than a dozen Democrats duking it out to face him. "It's also likely that her record on criminal justice and banking reform as California AG will continue to plague her if she doesn't adopt a more aggressive message and propose big progressive solutions".

The major announcement from Harris came a day after the United States celebrated the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

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Sen. Kamala Harris stopped by Penn Station to nosh on a breakfast sandwich after announcing that she was running for president in 2020. Harris made it official Monday with a social media video that also introduced her campaign slogan: "For the people".

The California senator, who was elected in 2016, previously served as the state's attorney-general. At a 50-year celebration of Chisholm's election to Congress last November, Lee, a Democrat from California, told CBS News she was about to flunk out of a college government class at Mills College that required campaign work, since she was uninspired by the other Democrats in the 1972 race. "When I look at this moment in time, I know that the American people need someone who is going to fight for them, who is going to see them, who will hear them, who is going to care about them, who will be concerned about their experience, who is going to put them in front of self-interest".

Senator Harris joins Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of NY and Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA on the list of female senators hoping to earn the party's nomination.

Harris selected Baltimore for her campaign headquarters, with her staff citing the city's diversity and proximity to Washington as factors in the decision.

"The core of Ms Norsworthy's complaint is that Defendants have not provided the particular treatment she wants, sex-reassignment surgery and unspecified 'additional treatment, '" Harris wrote.

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In the weeks before the November elections, Harris made trips to Iowa and SC, both early-voting states.

She also has been criticised for saying she was not aware of sexual harassment allegations against one of her top aides, who resigned in December after a California newspaper asked him about a 2016 harassment lawsuit.

"Sooner or later, they're going to have to have a female as president", Smith said.

The photo was posted on Twitter by Lily Adams, Harris' communications director.

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