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How S.F. Helped Make Kamala Harris

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Newly elected California Sen. Kamala Harris celebrates her victory on election night. (Maya Sugarman/KPCC)

Kamala Harris announced this week she’s running for president. She’s certainly not the first Californian to be groomed by Bay Area politics for the national stage. Harris has had to walk a line between left-leaning politics and her status as a former prosecutor. On Sunday she’ll hold a rally in Oakland, the city where she was born.

Guest: Marisa Lagos, KQED politics reporter


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