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Kamala Harris speaks about U.S. Senate bid -- in Washington, D.C.
Kamala Harris speaks about U.S. Senate bid -- in Washington, D.C.

Democratic Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, the sole major candidate thus far in the 2016 U.S. Senate race to replace the retiring Barbara Boxer, made her first public remarks about her bid at a campaign-style event Tuesday night – 2,300 miles away, in Washington, D.C. Speaking at  fundraising gala marking the 30-year anniversary of Emily’s List, Harris pledged to defend “the voiceless and vulnerable.” She noted that in the courts, when a defendant is charged with a crime, the plaintiff is “the people” rather than the victim. “Our beautiful democracy and system of justice has said that when any one of us has been harmed, it is a harm against all of...

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