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Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris

State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, shown at the California Democratic convention in May, is running for the U.S. Senate seat of Barbara Boxer, who is retiring. 

 (Damian Dovarganes / Associated Press)
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California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris speaks during a general session at the state Democratic convention in Los Angeles last year. 

 (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)
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Kamala Harris with husband Douglas Emhoff on the red carpet at the Broad Museum’s gala in September.

 (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
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Kamala Harris stands outside the Berkeley home in which the daughter of immigrants from India and Jamaica grew up. 

 (David Butow / For the Times)
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California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris walks with Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell to a March news conference at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic. They were announcing a program focusing on reducing recidivism. 

 (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
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Kamala Harris speaks to supporters at the Millennium Biltmore in L.A. after claiming a narrow but historic victory in the attorney general race in 2010. “I pledge and make a pledge to work hard every day to make sure the law of this state is on the side of the people of this state,” she said.  

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
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Kamala Harris in 2003, soon after being elected San Francisco district attorney.

 (Robert Durell / Los Angeles Times)
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