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Kamala Harris’s First Campaign Policy: A Raise for Teachers | The New York Times

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Astead W. Herndon, The New York Times Senator Kamala Harris in Houston on Saturday, where she unveiled early portions of her first policy rollout, a federal investment in teacher pay.CreditCreditLarry W Smith/EPA, via Shutterstock, Featured Image Kamala Harris of California announced a plan Tuesday to heavily invest federal money into teacher pay, the first policy rollout of her campaign for […]
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Stacey Abrams for …. Governor? Senator? Veep? President?! The Georgian who is usually sure about everything finds herself conflicted about her future. | The Cut

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Rebecca Traister, The Cut In an election-night tweet, Democrat Stacey Abrams urged her supporters to “STAY IN LINE until your vote is cast.” Three polls stayed open late after some voting machines in predominantly black districts were delivered with no power cords, rendering them useless. (Stacey Abrams/Twitter). Featured Image am sitting in a car with former Georgia House Minority Leader […]
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Kamala Harris Pays a Visit to Al Sharpton | The New Yorker

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Eric Lach, The New Yorker Photograph by Drew Angerer / Getty. Featured Image announcing her Presidential campaign, last month, Kamala Harris, the California senator, has held a rally in California, a CNN town-hall event in Iowa, and a non-CNN town-hall event in New Hampshire. On Thursday, she had lunch in Harlem. Harris, who hopes to become the first black female […]
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Obama Quietly Gives Advice to 2020 Democrats, but No Endorsement | The New York Times

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Alexander Burns, The New York Times Former President Barack Obama has met with several Democratic presidential candidates, but he is seen as unlikely to endorse any of them before the general election. Credit Ruth Fremson/The New York Times. Featured Image secret meeting of former President Barack Obama’s financial backers convened in Washington early this month: Organized by David Jacobson and […]
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Kamala Harris Is Accused of Lying About Listening to Tupac. Here’s What Happened. | The New York Times

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Astead W. Herndon, The New York Times began as a lighthearted moment. Senator Kamala Harris, the California Democrat and former prosecutor who announced her presidential candidacy last month, revealed on a popular radio show this week that she had smoked marijuana during her college years at Howard University in Washington. But after a viral tweet ignited backlash from marijuana activists […]
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