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Kamala Harris - candidate for Attorney General

Kamala Harris
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Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris is the District Attorney for San Francisco. In November, she could become California’s Attorney General and the first African-American woman to hold the post. President Obama supports the Democratic nominee in her race against Los Angeles County's three-term District Attorney Steve Cooley. But critics say she’s soft on crime and has mismanaged her San Francisco department. What are Harris's stances on the death penalty and the enforcement of environmental law? And will her candidacy withstand Republican attack ads?

Kamala Harris is the District Attorney for San Francisco. In November, she could become California’s Attorney General and the first African-American woman to hold the post. President Obama supports the Democratic nominee in her race against Los Angeles County's three-term District Attorney Steve Cooley. But critics say she’s soft on crime and has mismanaged her San Francisco department. What are Harris's stances on the death penalty and the enforcement of environmental law? And will her candidacy withstand Republican attack ads?

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Kamala Harris, San Francisco District Attorney and Democratic candidate for Attorney General

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