The political rise of Senator Kamala Harris: From California attorney to Congress

Kamala Harris was elected to represent California in the U.S. Senate in 2016. She got her start in California politics in the 1990s working as a local district attorneyHarris says her family roots are behind her political efforts today.
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Kamala Harris was elected to represent California in the U.S. Senate in 2016. She got her start in California politics in the 1990s working as a local district attorneyHarris says her family roots are behind her political efforts today.

Alexei Koseff covers California politics and government for The Bee. He has written about international recruiting by the University of California, sexual harassment at the Capitol and a ride service for state senators too drunk to drive. Alexei speaks fluent Spanish.