‘Our strength is our unity:’ Kamala Harris discusses issues after announcing run for presidency

Democratic Senator Kamala Harris announced her candidacy for president in 2020 on Jan. 21, 2019 at Howard University. She held a press conference at the university afterwards.
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Democratic Senator Kamala Harris announced her candidacy for president in 2020 on Jan. 21, 2019 at Howard University. She held a press conference at the university afterwards.

Emily Cadei works out of the McClatchy Washington bureau, where she covers national politics and policy for McClatchy’s California readers. A native of Sacramento, she has spent more than a decade in D.C. reporting on U.S. elections, Congress and foreign affairs for publications including Newsweek, Congressional Quarterly and Roll Call.

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