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Kamala Harris

  1. the kavanaugh confirmation
    What You Need to Know About Kavanaugh’s ‘Abortion-Inducing Drugs’ CommentHarris and Clinton may have made a marginally misleading argument against Kavanaugh. But it pales beside the Big Con about his views on abortion.
  2. the kavanaugh hearings
    The Best Moments From Women Senators at the Kavanaugh HearingsThey held Brett Kavanaugh accountable during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
  3. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Testimony Ends With No Bombshells, But a Lot of EvasionsThe nominee sometimes sounded like a criminal defendant taking the Fifth.
  4. the kavanaugh hearings
    As Kavanaugh Tried to Focus on Legal Abstractions, Real World Kept IntrudingOn day two of the Kavanaugh hearings, Democrats chipped away at the Supreme Court nominee’s attempt to put forth a regular-guy persona.
  5. the kavanaugh hearings
    One of Kamala Harris’s Abortion Questions Left Kavanaugh SpeechlessThe whole room when silent when Kamala Harris finished speaking.
  6. the kavanaugh hearings
    Everything That’s Happened During the First Day of Brett Kavanaugh’s HearingsFurious Democrats and protestors defined the early going.
  7. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Kamala HarrisOn Raisin Bran, her collection of Converse sneakers, and being a tough boss.
  8. criminal justice reform
    Criminal-Justice-Reform Deal Facing Opposition From Left and RightTrump’s support is crucial to a deal that would add sentencing reforms to a House-passed prison-reform bill. But Cotton and Booker aren’t on board.
  9. Republican Voters Are Sitting Out California’s Senate RaceFor the moment, half of California Republicans intend to sit out the Senate race and let Democrats choose between Feinstein and de León.
  10. Where Do ‘Centrist’ Democrats Turn in 2020?Joe Biden is the obvious favorite for those who aren’t crazy about the progressive drift of the party. But if he doesn’t run, then what?
  11. The Progressive Hawaii Senator Reshaping the 2020 Race, Without Even RunningBrian Schatz isn’t running for president — really — but his plan to yank Democratic colleagues to the left could define the party in 2020 and beyond.
  12. California Democrats Endorse de León Over FeinsteinFeinstein remains the favorite, but the party endorsement keeps de León alive, with the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings taking on a new dimension.
  13. Democrats’ 2020 Hopefuls Refuse to Disagree (on the Midterms)With hundreds of races and candidates in play, Sanders, Warren, Biden, and the rest have not once taken different sides in a primary this year.
  14. Can Kushner’s Patchy Prison-Reform Bill Survive the Senate?A House-passed bill backed by the Trump administration at the behest of Jared Kushner could succumb to bipartisan crossfire in the Senate.
  15. california
    Charter School Billionaires Boosting Former L.A. Mayor’s Gubernatorial CampaignA network of wealthy charter school backers is financing ads for Antonio Villaraigosa into a general election with fellow Democrat Gavin Newsom.
  16. California GOP Can’t Unite Behind a Gubernatorial CandidateNeither John Cox nor Travis Allen could snag the party’s endorsement, which boosts the chances of two Democrats facing off for governor in November.
  17. Female Democratic Presidential Candidates Need to Avoid the Victim TrapWhat helps you win attention from activists might not help you win the presidency.
  18. 2020 questions
    Kamala Harris Politely Dodges Presidential Run RumorsWhen Ellen DeGeneres asked about her White House aspirations, the California senator stayed mum.
  19. Government to Reopen After Senate Democrats Back DownDems can still prevail in the larger battle over immigration policy — but ending the shutdown Monday definitely wasn’t a victory.
  20. There’s a Long List of Dems Trump Should Fear in 2020. Biden Isn’t One of Them.The White House supposedly has no fear of any potential 2020 opponent other than Joe Biden. It needs to fear its president’s own limitations.
  21. We Should Take Oprah 2020 Seriously, But Not LiterallyThe minute Oprah Winfrey becomes a politician, she’ll lose altitude, but she’d start from lofty heights.
  22. 2018 Could Be a Wave Election for Female Governors, TooIt looks like an unprecedented number of women — and especially Democratic women — could be elected to governorships in 2018.
  23. Feinstein Is Vulnerable Next Year, But California Republicans Are in DangerCalifornia’s “Top Two” election is just months away, and while Republicans are struggling to survive, Tom Steyer could be formidable if he runs.
  24. Democratic Senators Call on Al Franken to ResignAfter a seventh woman accused Franken of sexual harassment Wednesday, several of the senator’s colleagues called on him to step down.
  25. power
    This Bill Would Make Revenge Porn a Federal Crime“Perpetrators of exploitation who seek to humiliate and shame their victims must be held accountable,” said Kamala Harris.
  26. Democrats Have the Choice of Many Would-be ‘Firsts’ in 2020From the first Latino to the first Jew to the first Asian to the first vegetarian, Democrats can set all manner of presidential history in ‘20.
  27. Feinstein Seeks to Join Senate’s Elite 90-and-Over ClubIf she runs and wins next year and serves a full term, Dianne Feinstein will become the fifth serving U.S. senator over the age of 90.
  28. Feinstein Announces Reelection Bid, Likely to Face PrimaryThere may be a crowded field on her left.
  29. Early 2020 California Primary Could Affect Republicans, TooWhile most of the buzz about California’s move to a March 2020 primary has focused on natives and on Democrats, it could affect Donald Trump as well.
  30. An Early California Primary Could Change the 2020 Presidential RaceIt didn’t much benefit the Golden State when it tried an early 2008 primary, but in 2020 it could help prevent a huge presidential field.
  31. The Left Has Made Medicare for All a Mainstream, Democratic PolicyBut to make universal health care a reality, progressive activists are going to need to do a whole lot more than that.
  32. women in politics
    Kamala Harris Just Backed a Bill That Would Make Health Care Free“It’s just the right thing to do.”
  33. speak out
    25 Famous Women on Standing Up for Themselves and OthersHillary Clinton, Rosa Parks, Zendaya, and more on speaking out.
  34. Woman, Interrupted: Why Do Men Keep Cutting Women Off Mid-Sentence?What do Kamala Harris, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Taylor Swift have in common? They’ve all been interrupted by a man.
  35. Kamala Harris Pummels Jeff Sessions So Badly John McCain Has to Stop HerSenator forces Sessions to admit his “policy” of not talking about what Trump said is not really a policy.
  36. politics
    Kamala Harris Cut Off, Told to Be Courteous During Trump Russia HearingSenator Richard Burr cut in while she was questioning Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
  37. politics
    Progressive Women Test the Waters for 2020Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, and Kamala Harris made an early stab at addressing swing voters.
  38. Congressional Democrats Warm to Bernie Sanders’s AgendaIn 2015, Sanders’s “free college” bill had zero co-sponsors. The one introduced Monday already has five.
  39. the body politic
    Trump’s Nightmare: Women Opposing HimFrom Kamala Harris to Sally Yates, they’re on the front lines of the fight.
  40. Trump’s Treasury Pick Is Ripe for a Public Shaming From Elizabeth WarrenA bank run by Steve Mnuchin broke foreclosure laws, according to a leaked report. Expect hard questions at his confirmation hearing.
  41. women in politics
    California’s First New Senator in 24 Years Will Be a Woman, But Which One?Democrats Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez are running for the same seat; here’s where they stand on the issues.
  42. election 2016
    Clinton’s Campaign Has More Black Women Than Any Presidential Campaign EverMeet some of them now.
  43. can u not
    Representative Loretta Sanchez Dabbed During a Debate & It Was Extremely AwkwardCan politicians stop embarrassing themselves for one second.
  44. This Democratic Senate Candidate Is Betting It All on Republicans Supporting HerThe Golden State’s top-two system pits two Democrats in a U.S. Senate general election. But Republicans get to vote, too.
  45. Calfornia Senate Race Likely Democrats OnlyThanks to the state’s exotic top-two primary system.
  46. California’s Senate Race Is a Three-Ring CircusKamala Harris is going to be on the November ballot as a candidate for U.S. Senate. Beyond that, anything could happen on June 7. 
  47. start paying attention
    If You Care About Electing Women, Don’t Focus Only on HillaryThere are literally hundreds of other women running for key offices.
  48. the national interest
    No, Maureen Dowd Is Not the Same As ObamaBirds do it. Bees do it. Why can’t presidents do it? Because:
  49. early and awkward
    Obama Apologized to ‘Good-Looking’ Kamala HarrisThe president “fully recognizes the challenges women continue to face in the workplace.”
  50. early and awkward
    President Obama Routinely Calls Important, Accomplished Men ‘Good-Looking’Why this matters, but only a little.
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