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Kamala Harris Declares Candidacy, Evoking King and Joining Diverse Field

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She was a prosecutor before becoming CA Senator, she's nobody to be messed with. Trump has met his match.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/21/us/politics/kamala-harris-2020-president.html

WASHINGTON — Senator Kamala Harris, the California Democrat and barrier-breaking prosecutor who became the second black woman to serve in the United States Senate, declared her candidacy for president on Monday, joining an increasingly crowded and diverse field in what promises to be a wide-open nomination process.
 

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Well she'll have to be a match for the crowded primary field first. My guess is by the time they've settled on a nominee, that person will be up against Pence.
 

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Excited to see an Indian woman running for president!
 

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She was a prosecutor before becoming CA Senator, she's nobody to be messed with. Trump has met his match.

Knowing it’s likely the ♦UniParty DNC is following a similar ♦UniParty RNC strategy, we can start to put the personal characteristics and political traits together and contrast them against 2016. Here’s the way it looks so far:

Senator Ted Cruz was to 2016…. as Senator Elizabeth Warren is to 2020
♦Governor Jeb Bush was to 2016 as….
Senator Marco Rubio was to 2016 as….
Governor John Kasich was to 2016 as….
Senator Lindsey Graham was to 2016 as….
Governor Mike Huckabee was to 2016 as….
Senator Rand Paul was to 2016…. as Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is to 2020
Dr. Ben Carson was to 2016 as…
Governor Chris Christie was to 2016 as…
Governor Scott Walker was to 2016 as…
Senator Rick Santorum was to 2016…. as Senator Sherrod Brown is to 2020
Governor George Pataki was to 2016 as….
Governor Rick Perry was to 2016…. as Senator Kamala Harris is to 2020
Governor Bobby Jindal was to 2016…. as Julian Castro is to 2020
Carly Fiorina was to 2016 as….
Governor Jim Gilmore was to 2016 as Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is to 2020

Once we get a few more names on the DNC side, we can start to have fun with the celebrity squares graphics.

https://theconservativetreehouse.co...tor-kamala-harris-announces-presidential-bid/

We'll see how it all shakes out. Any guesses who'll be this year's Jeb Bush?
 

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We'll see how it all shakes out. Any guesses who'll be this year's Jeb Bush?

Do you mean a repub primarying Trump? If so.... it will be KASICH. He's going to primary the Prez if he isn't booted. You watch. It will be Kasich, he's itching for the presidency. I say that after watching him on Bill Maher the other day.
 

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Do you mean a repub primarying Trump? If so.... it will be KASICH. He's going to primary the Prez if he isn't booted. You watch. It will be Kasich, he's itching for the presidency. I say that after watching him on Bill Maher the other day.

Well, he'll do as President. Certainly better than ANY Dem.
 

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Do you mean a repub primarying Trump? If so.... it will be KASICH. He's going to primary the Prez if he isn't booted. You watch. It will be Kasich, he's itching for the presidency. I say that after watching him on Bill Maher the other day.

???

Oh...yeah...deflection.

Never mind.
 

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Democrats having a big field is good. We need people who won't see 80 for at least 10 years. Enough of the gerontocracy.

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Excited to see an Indian woman running for president!

Indians were the only minority that supported Trump 50/50 with Mrs. Clinton. Harris will win the relatively
new British India vote hands down. California finally upped their primary to super Tuesday giving her
another big edge on the competition. She fits all the boxes for the Dem base 1) women 2) minority
3) far left. She should be the most formidable woman in the race to Biden & Beto. With ancestral ties to
the Caribbean she'll do better than expected in NY, NJ primaries.

I don't think she's married who would be first man if she wins?
 
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Indians were the only minority that supported Trump 50/50 with Mrs. Clinton. Harris will win the relatively
new British India vote hands down. California finally upped their primary to super Tuesday giving her
another big edge on the competition. She fits all the boxes for the Dem base 1) women 2) minority
3) far left. She should be the most formidable woman in the race to Biden & Beto. With ancestral ties to
the Caribbean she'll do better than expected in NY, NJ primaries.

I don't think she's married who would be first man if she wins?

She is not far left.
 

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Indians were the only minority that supported Trump 50/50 with Mrs. Clinton. Harris will win the relatively
new British India vote hands down. California finally upped their primary to super Tuesday giving her
another big edge on the competition. She fits all the boxes for the Dem base 1) women 2) minority
3) far left. She should be the most formidable woman in the race to Biden & Beto. With ancestral ties to
the Caribbean she'll do better than expected in NY, NJ primaries.

I don't think she's married who would be first man if she wins?

She is married.
 

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Indians were the only minority that supported Trump 50/50 with Mrs. Clinton. Harris will win the relatively
new British India vote hands down. California finally upped their primary to super Tuesday giving her
another big edge on the competition. She fits all the boxes for the Dem base 1) women 2) minority
3) far left. She should be the most formidable woman in the race to Biden & Beto. With ancestral ties to
the Caribbean she'll do better than expected in NY, NJ primaries.

I don't think she's married who would be first man if she wins?
She can just pick someone, right?

Hell she could pick a first lady, if she's not married.

That'd be interesting.
 

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She can just pick someone, right?

Hell she could pick a first lady, if she's not married.

That'd be interesting.

Again: She is married. Her spouse is male, Douglas Emhoff.
 

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The only D that gets any interest from me thus far is Amy Klobuchar (if she gets in). Don't think she stands a chance though.
 

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She was a prosecutor before becoming CA Senator, she's nobody to be messed with. Trump has met his match.
I'm sure he's quivering in his boots. :roll:
 

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The only D that gets any interest from me thus far is Amy Klobuchar (if she gets in). Don't think she stands a chance though.

She's mine as well with Beto as VP. With a large field there exists a strong candidate and VP hopeful.
 

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I'm open to learning more about her. Not throwing in behind her without more info at this point. I have done an "on the issues" search but I want to see her pushing her touting and pushing her policies though.
 

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She specializes in asking the "Do you still beat your wife?" type of question, and then cutting the person off to try and get a yes or no answer. Not so good if you are looking for the truth, but right up the left's alley.
 

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I'm open to learning more about her. Not throwing in behind her without more info at this point. I have done an "on the issues" search but I want to see her pushing her touting and pushing her policies though.

I will choose the canidate who has the best chance to beat Trump.
 

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Again: She is married. Her spouse is male, Douglas Emhoff.

Interesting that should help her. The only Democrat I'd prefer over Harris might be Gabbard. I'll
support Trump if he runs again maybe Pence if he doesn't, otherwise I'll stay home. I have a betting interest
in Harris as I bet her early on at 40 to 1. Now she's the favorite democrat. Lot's of room to scalp!

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