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"I feel very confident about my ability to listen and to work on behalf of the American public. The American public wants a fighter, and they want someone that is going to fight like heck for them and not fight based on self-interests. I’m prepared to do that."
October 21, 2019: Harris issued her Native American platform, which included taking 500,000 acres of federal land into trust for federally recognized tribes.
October 21, 2019: Harris attended a house party and town hall in Iowa.
October 16, 2019: Harris arrived in Iowa for the third time in October, with scheduled stops in Dubuque, Tipton, Davenport, and Clinton through October 18.
October 10, 2019: Harris announced a set of policy proposals ahead of CNN's LGBT town hall, including establishing the office of Chief Advocate for LGBTQ+ Affairs.
October 10, 2019: Harris appeared at The Abbey, a gay bar in West Hollywood, the night before the LGBTQ forum in Los Angeles.
October 7, 2019: Harris released her Children's Agenda, which includes proposals for up to six months of paid family and medical leave, more nurses and social workers at schools, and criminal justice reforms.
October 7, 2019: Harris campaigned in Des Moines, Ames, and Ankeny, attending a story time event at an elementary school and a town hall.
October 6, 2019: Harris held a town hall at Iowa State University.
October 2, 2019: Reuters reported that Harris posted more than 420 Facebook ads on impeachment in the final week of September, representing roughly three-fourths of impeachment-related ads released by 2020 Democrats, according to a Reuters analysis.
October 1, 2019: Harris raised $11.6 million in the third quarter of 2019, nearly matching her $11.8 million total in the second quarter.
September 30, 2019: Politico reported that Harris was restructuring her campaign, promoting her Senate Chief of Staff Rohini Kosoglu and senior adviser Laphonza Butler to senior management positions. She is also expanding her Iowa team from 65 to 120 staff members.
September 29, 2019: Harris opened a campaign office in her hometown of Oakland, California.
September 27-28, 2019: Harris campaigned in Seattle and San Francisco.
September 24, 2019: Harris appeared on MSNBC’s The Last Word.
September 23, 2019: Harris attended a grassroots fundraiser in Los Angeles.
September 21, 2019: Harris spoke at the Charleston NAACP’s 102nd annual Freedom Fund Banquet in South Carolina.
September 20-21, 2019: Harris campaigned in Iowa.
September 18, 2019: Politico reported that Harris planned to increase her presence in Iowa. The effort will include weekly visits to the state and doubling her ground operation, which currently has 65 staff members.
September 17, 2019: Harris sent a letter to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee requesting they launch an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh or form a task force to do so.
September 16, 2019: Harris appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
September 14, 2019: Harris attended a fundraiser in Connecticut.
September 12, 2019: Harris participated in the third Democratic primary debate in Houston. ABC News and Univision broadcast the debate and Linsey Davis, David Muir, Jorge Ramos, and George Stephanopoulos moderated. The candidates discussed Medicare for All, criminal justice, international trade agreements, gun violence, military strategy in Afghanistan, education, and climate change. To read debate highlights for Harris, .
September 9, 2019: Harris and seven other candidates participated in a political ad on gun violence produced by an advocacy organization founded by former Rep.Gabrielle Giffords, Giffords' Courage to Fight Gun Violence. The ad was part of a six-figure digital buy. Also that day, Harris released her criminal justice platform, which would end federal mandatory minimum sentences, the death penalty, and solitary confinement. It would also phase out for-profit prisons and cash bail. Harris discussed the plan in an interview on MSNBC.
September 7, 2019: Harris spoke at the Democratic Party of New Hampshire's annual convention along with 18 other candidates.
September 6, 2019: Harris campaigned in New Hampshire.
September 4, 2019: Harris released her $10 trillion climate plan, which includes promoting environmental justice, ending subsidies for the fossil fuel industry, implementing a progressive fee on carbon pollution, and creating a clean energy economy by 2045.
August 30, 2019: Harris published a piece in The Denver Post titled, "Colorado teachers’ pay is unacceptably low. Here’s how I’ll fix it," in which she proposed increasing teacher pay with a mix of federal and state funding and recruiting diverse teachers.
August 29, 2019: Harris issued a disability policy plan, covering Medicare for All, long-term and in-home services, and senior-level White House positions for individuals with disabilities.
August 28, 2019: Harris posted a digital ad about her Iowa bus tour as part of a six-figure advertising campaign in the state.
August 24, 2019: Harris spoke at the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People banquet in North Carolina.
August 20, 2019: The Harris campaign said that Harris would appoint a Federal Communications Commission Chair who supports net neutrality.
August 16-18, 2019: Harris attended events and fundraisers in Martha’s Vineyard and the Hamptons.
August 16, 2019: Politico reported that Harris would launch a Spanish-language version of Camp Kamala, her volunteer training program that covers caucuses, watch parties, and voter outreach.
August 15, 2019: Marcia Fudge endorsed Harris, marking her tenth endorsement from a member of the Congressional Black Caucus.
August 14, 2019: Harris unveiled her plan to combat domestic terrorism, which included red flag measures called “Domestic Terrorism Prevention Orders” and background check requirements for websites that sell firearms.
August 12, 2019: Harris made the final stop of her five-day bus tour of Iowa.
August 10, 2019: Harris discussed the existence of racism in the United States, before and after the Trump administration.
August 7, 2019: Harris made her first 2020 ad buy, spending $145,000 on an ad introducing herself to voters.
August 7, 2019: Politicocompared the size, location, and preparation of Harris’ and Warren’s field operations in Nevada and other campaigns.
August 6, 2019: WMUR9 reported that Harris’ campaign opened four New Hampshire offices in Manchester, Nashua, Keene, and Portsmouth to serve as organizing hubs for her run.
August 5, 2019: Harris, Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, and Bernie Sandersspoke on Latino issues at the UnidosUS Annual Conference in San Diego.
August 3, 2019: The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees held a public service forum in Las Vegas, Nevada. Harris participated. Also on August 3-4, the 2020 Democratic candidatesrespondedtothe mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, in formal statements, interviews, and tweets. Candidates focused on Trump’s rhetoric on immigrants, congressional inaction, and gun violence policies.
August 1, 2019: Rep. Brenda Lawrence endorsed Harris, becoming the ninth member of the Congressional Black Caucus to do so.
July 31, 2019: The second night of the second Democratic presidential primary debate was broadcast from Detroit, Michigan, on CNN. Harris participated. At the debate, Harris discussed her healthcare proposal, which would replace employer-based coverage but allow some people to keep Medicare Advantage. She criticized Joe Biden’s plan, saying it would not hold insurance and pharmaceutical companies responsible for cost issues. She also called Donald Trump’s trade policy a Trump trade tax on goods.
July 30, 2019: CNBC reported that California Gov. Gavin Newsom was encouraging past contributors to support Harris’ campaign. He raised $300,000 for Harris at a fundraiser in May and $50 million for his own gubernatorial campaign in 2018.
July 29, 2019: Harris released her Medicare for All plan. It would phase in over 10 years and offer a privately managed option like Medicare Advantage. Harris said the program would be funded through a new tax on stock trades.
July 26, 2019: Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke at a presidential forum hosted by the National Urban League in Indianapolis, Indiana. During her speech, Harris released a plan to spend $10 billion on laboratories and other infrastructure at historically black colleges and universities and $50 billion in scholarships, internships, and curriculum in STEM fields. Harris also called for spending $12 billion on entrepreneurship programs.
July 24, 2019: Harris, nine other Democratic candidates, and Republican candidate Bill Weld spoke at the NAACP’s 2020 Presidential Candidates Forum in Detroit, Michigan. Michael Kempner, who helped raise more than $3 million for Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign as a bundler, announced he would host a fundraiser for Harris in August.
July 23, 2019: Harris introduced the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act to decriminalize marijuana, expunge past marijuana-related convictions, and bar the deportation of immigrants based on a marijuana charge.
July 22, 2019: Harris introduced the Water Justice Act, which would call for $250 billion to be spent on water infrastructure and clean and safe drinking water programs.
July 19, 2019: Harris campaigned in California, including attending an event hosted by Electing Women Bay Area.
July 18, 2019: Biden, Buttigieg, and Harris received more contributions from Hillary Clinton’s and Barack Obama’s top bundlers than any other Democratic candidates, according to a Politico analysis.
July 16, 2019: Harris participated in a candidate forum in Davenport, Iowa, hosted by The Des Moines Register and AARP. Harris released her plan to lower the price of prescription drugs. Under Harris’ proposal, prices would be set by the Department of Health and Human Services. Companies that sell drugs at a higher rate would be taxed on the profits, which would then be turned into rebates for consumers.
July 12-15, 2019: Harris campaigned in New Hampshire.
July 12, 2019: Harris appeared on The Breakfast Club radio show, where she criticized other presidential candidates for releasing proposals that would be difficult to implement.
July 11, 2019: Harris proposed investing $1 billion into states to clear the rape kit backlog nationwide. States would have to meet new standards to receive funding, including providing an annual report on the number of untested kits and testing new kits more quickly.
July 10, 2019: Harris and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D) introduced a bill that would make it easier for people with criminal records to obtain federal housing assistance. Elizabeth Warren reintroduced the Climate Risk Disclosure Act, which would require companies to disclose information about climate risks like greenhouse gas emissions. Harris cosponsored the bill.
July 9, 2019: Harris and 12 other Democratic presidential candidates called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign for his involvement in negotiating a plea agreement for Jeffrey Epstein in a 2008 sex trafficking case.
July 8, 2019: Harris discussed race and electability in an interview with the Associated Press.
July 6-9, 2019: Harris campaigned in Louisiana and South Carolina.
July 6, 2019: Harris spoke at the Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.
July 5, 2019: Harris was among the 10 candidates who spoke at the Strong Public Schools Presidential Forum in Texas. Also that day, the Harris campaign announced that it had raised nearly $12 million in the second quarter of 2019, matching its first quarter fundraising. The campaign said it had raised $2 million the day after the first presidential debate in June.
July 1, 2019: Reps. Bobby Bush (D-Ill.) and Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.), two members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), endorsed Harris. This brought her total of CBC endorsements to six, compared to Biden's five. Also, Vogue featured five of the six women running for president, including Harris, in a magazine story about the election.
June 30, 2019: Harris appeared on MSNBC’s Kasie DC along with three other candidates.
June 29, 2019: Several Democratic candidates defended Harris after tweets shared by bot accounts questioned whether she is a black American. Harris reported raising $2 million in the 24 hours following the first Democratic presidential debate.
June 27, 2019: At the first Democratic debate, Harris criticized Joe Biden's (D) record on busing and shared she was in the second class to integrate at her public school in California. She also opposed the Obama administration's deportation policy, saying it affected the immigrant community's ability to reach out to law enforcement.
June 26, 2019: Harris introduced a bicameral version of the Accountability for Wall Street Executives Act, which would allow state law enforcement oversight of national banks regarding compliance with state law.
June 25, 2019:Rep.William Lacy Clay (D-Mo.) endorsed Harris.
June 22, 2019: Harris and 21 other Democratic candidates spoke at the South Carolina Democratic Convention. This was a record-breaking number of presidential candidates speaking at the state party's convention, The Greenville News reported. Harris and 19 other Democratic candidates also attended a forum hosted by Planned Parenthood. Harris also appeared on CBS' Face the Nation, where she criticized Trump's approach to Iran and said the U.S. should re-enter the Iran nuclear deal. She also discussed tensions within the Democratic Party over whether to begin impeachment proceedings against Trump.
June 21, 2019: Harris and 21 other Democratic candidates attended Rep. Jim Clyburn’s (D) World Famous Fish Fry in Columbia, South Carolina.
June 20, 2019: Harris was endorsedby Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) and Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.), both members of the Congressional Black Caucus.
June 19, 2019: Harris was among Democratic candidates who criticizedJoe Biden for remarks he made about civility in the Senate during his time in the chamber. Biden said he worked with former Sens. James Eastland (D-Miss.) and Herman Talmadge (D-Ga.), who opposed desegregation efforts and with whom he often disagreed, to get things done. Biden responded, "There's not a racist bone in my body. I've been involved in civil rights my whole career. Period." Also that day, Harris introduced a bill in the Senate called the 21st Century SKILLS Act, which would fund workforce training for eligible Americans at amounts of $4,000 to $8,000 depending on employment status and income level.
June 17, 2019: Harris was one of 10 candidates that spoke at the Poor People’s Campaign Presidential Forum in Washington, D.C. U.S. Rep. Jim Costa (D-Calif.) endorsed Harris. In his endorsement, Costa highlighted Harris’ plan for Dreamers as a reason he was supporting her campaign.
June 15, 2019: Harris campaigned in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she discussed the criminal justice system.
June 14, 2019: Harris joined striking fast food restaurant workers in a Las Vegas, Nevada, march organized by the group Fight for $15.
June 13, 2019: The Reckoning Crew, a group of local activists in South Carolina who worked to help Hillary Clinton win the state primary in 2016, endorsed Harris.
June 12, 2019: Harris released an immigration plan that would launch an expanded version of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
June 11, 2019: Harris joined Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren in a letter to McDonald's criticizing the company for its handling of sexual harassment complaints.
June 10, 2019: Harris held a town hall in Dubuque, Iowa.
June 9, 2019: Harris and 18 other candidates delivered a five-minute speech at the Democrats Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
June 8, 2019: While speaking at an NAACP event in South Carolina, Harris said her career as a prosecutor would be her greatest asset in a general election against Donald Trump.
June 6, 2019: Harris' campaign announced that New Orleans City Council President Helena Moreno and state Rep. Ted James (D) would serve as her Louisiana campaign co-chairs.
June 5, 2019: Harris' campaign said it would expand her Iowa campaign by increasing the staff count to 65 staffers. Her campaign was also developing a program called “Kamala Captains” for precinct-level leaders.
June 4, 2019: Harris announced campaign stops in Alabama and South Carolina from June 7 to June 9.
May 31, 2019: The Democratic Party of Californiaannounced that Harris would speak at its convention held May 31 to June 2. Harris also attended the Immigrant Unity and Freedom Presidential Forum in Pasadena, California, along with Julián Castro, Jay Inslee, and Bernie Sanders.
May 30, 2019: During a town hall in Greenville, South Carolina, Harris discussed increasing teacher pay, addressing gun violence, and the Mueller statement. Harris said that sex work should be decriminalized.
May 29, 2019: Harris proposed making states with anti-abortion legislation face a preclearance requirement, which she said would be similar to the preclearance requirement of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
May 23, 2019: Harris canceled a trip to Iowa to vote on a disaster aid bill.
May 22, 2019: During an interview on Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Harris discussed investigations into Trump and her equal pay policy proposal.
May 22, 2019: Harris reintroduced the Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies (CARE) Act. The bill would seek to invest $150 million in programs to address racial bias in maternal care and provide pregnant women and new mothers with integrated health services.
May 20, 2019: Harris announced a plan she says will address gender pay equity by requiring corporations to receive an Equal Pay Certification from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Companies that failed to meet this standard would be fined 1% of their profits for every 1% of the remaining wage gap. The corporate fines would then be used to fund paid family and medical leave.
May 20, 2019: Harris said she believed fatal police shootings and alleged police brutality incidents should have independent investigations, marking a shift from her previous opposition to taking investigatory discretion from district attorneys.
May 16, 2019: While speaking at an event for One APIA Nevada, Harris criticized Trump’s new merit-based immigration proposal and discussed her South Asian heritage.
May 15, 2019: Harris has declined to participate in a Fox News town hall. She also campaigned in New Hampshire, where she discussed future Supreme Court nominations. Harris said a factor to nominate a judge would be ”whether they are willing to agree with precedent and agree that this is an issue about a woman’s right to privacy.”
May 15, 2019: Harris announced that she would ban imports of AR-15 style assault weapons using executive action if elected president.
May 13, 2019: The Hill reported that MSNBC would host a town hall with Harris in Spartanburg, California, on May 28.
May 12, 2019: In an interview on CNN, Harris said that her version of Medicare for All would apply to any individual in the United States. She also said she would not have voted to support NAFTA and that she was prepared to use executive action if no gun safety bills crossed her desk within the first 100 days of her taking office.
May 10, 2019: Harris wrote about her experience as a stepmother in an op-ed for Elle.
May 8, 2019: Harris introduced the EQUAL Defense Act Wednesday to use $250 million to create pay parity for public defenders, establish workload limits, and train attorneys.
May 7, 2019: Harris launched Camp Kamala, an online program to train young volunteers to be future precinct captains and volunteer leaders. It was first piloted in Iowa.
May 6, 2019: Harris discussed electability and who can connect with Midwestern voters while campaigning in Detroit. “But when they say that, they usually put the Midwest in a simplistic box and a narrow narrative, and too often their definition of the Midwest leaves people out,” Harris said. “It leaves out people in this room who helped build cities like Detroit. It leaves out working women who are on their feet all day—many of them working without equal pay.”
May 5, 2019: Harris delivered the keynote address at the NAACP’s 64th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit. She discussed her tax policy, voting rights, gun safety, and criminal justice record.
April 29, 2019: Harris hired Jim Margolis, who worked on Barack Obama’s 2008 and 2012 campaigns and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, as her media adviser.
April 22, 2019: Harris held a Q&A in New Hampshire, where she discussed voting rights for felons who finished their sentences, as well as whether those currently incarcerated should be allowed to vote.
April 22, 2019: Harris said during a CNN town hall that she believed Congress should take steps to impeach President Trump, although she also said that she thinks the Senate would not act on any impeachment made by the House.
April 21, 2019: Harris spoke at South Carolina State University. The Associated Press noted that it was her fourth visit to a historically black college this year, the most of any presidential candidate.
April 19-20, 2019: Harris is hosting town halls in South Carolina.
April 17, 2019: Harris said she regretted supporting a truancy law as California attorney general that threatened guardians with prosecution if their children missed too much school. She said no parent went to jail as a result of the law.
April 16, 2019: McClatchy DC profiled Harris and her Israel policy and support for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. Harris communications director Lily Adams said, “Her support for Israel is central to who she is. She is firm in her belief that Israel has a right to exist and defend itself, including against rocket attacks from Gaza.”
April 14, 2019: Harris released 15 years of tax returns, showing she and her husband paid $700,000 in taxes on an adjusted gross joint income of roughly $1.9 million last year.
April 12, 2019: Reutersreported that Harris was focusing on California and the South rather than the traditional early states like Iowa. Former South Carolina state Rep. Bakari Sellers endorsed Harris on April 15.
April 11, 2019: While campaigning in Iowa, Harris said that she was a gun owner for personal safety. “For too long and still today we are being offered a false choice which suggests you’re either in favor of the Second Amendment or you want to take everyone’s guns away,” she said.
April 10, 2019: Harris held a town hall at the University of Iowa, where she spoke on gun violence and tax policy, among other issues.
April 9, 2019: Harris reintroduced the Rent Relief Act, intending to create refundable tax credits for households whose rent and utilities exceed 30 percent of their income.
April 6, 2019: Harris tweeted over the that she would “double the size of the Civil Rights division of the Justice Department because our government must have the resources to defend our voting and civil rights from discriminatory laws.”
April 4, 2019: Harris was interviewed on Late Night with Seth Meyers, where she said the Mueller report should be made public.
April 3, 2019: While campaigning in Nevada, Harris said she would oppose efforts to renew the licensing process for the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository.
April 3, 2019: Harris introduced legislation with Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Catherine Cortez-Masto (D-Nev.) to permit Dreamers to work as staffers or interns in Congress.
April 1, 2019: Harris raised $12 million in the first quarter of 2019. The average donation was $55.
March 28, 2019: Harris announced three endorsements from South Carolina legislators: state Reps. Pat Henegan and J.A. Moore and state Sen. Darrell Jackson. She named each as a co-chair for her state campaign and also named former gubernatorial candidate Marguerite Willis and Berkeley County Democratic Chairwoman Melissa Watson as co-chairs.
March 28, 2019: Susie Tompkins Buell, a Democratic donor who brought in $6 million for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, scheduled a fundraiser for Buttigieg. Buell had previously expressed support for Kamala Harris and was also scheduled to hold a fundraiser for her.
March 26, 2019: The Detroit NAACP announced that Harris would give the keynote address at its 64th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner on May 5.
March 24, 2019: Harris campaigned in Atlanta, speaking at Morehouse College.
March 23, 2019: Harris spoke in Houston about her plans to increase teacher pay. She said that teachers earn 10 percent less than other college graduates that her plan would use federal resources to reduce that gap.
March 21, 2019: Harris hired Shelby Cole as her digital fundraising director. Cole was Beto O’Rourke’s top digital aide during his 2018 Senate campaign.
March 21, 2019: Harris spoke at the Alpha Kappa Alpha 90th Far Western Regional Conference in Los Angeles. Harris joined the sorority while she was a student at Brown University.
March 20, 2019: Several Hollywood power players, including showrunner Shonda Rhimes and director J.J. Abrams, hosted a fundraiser for Harris.
March 20, 2019: Harris appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live. She highlighted her legal experience, saying that voters will want “someone who has the proven ability to prosecute the case against this administration and this president.”
March 19, 2019: Harris campaigned in Tarrant County, Texas, on March 22. Trump won that county in 2016, but Beto O’Rourke carried it during his 2018 Senate campaign.
March 14, 2019: Harris introduced the Digital Service Act of 2019, which would allocate $15 million a year for grants to state and local governments to improve the technology they use to serve their constituents.
’’’March 13, 2019’’’: Harris was scheduled to campaign in Texas on Mar. 23 for her first major event in the state since announcing her candidacy.
March 13, 2019: Harris brought on two new hires for her South Carolina team: Reggie Abraham as deputy state director and Anne Bailey as state organizing director. Abraham worked on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign.
March 9, 2019: Harris made her third presidential visit to South Carolina, including speaking at the Charleston Black Expo.
March 6, 2019: The Washington Post reported on an investigation into evidence tampering by a crime lab technician that occurred while Kamala Harris was district attorney of San Francisco.
March 5, 2019: Harris is scheduled to campaign in Myrtle Beach as part of a two-day visit to South Carolina beginning Friday.
March 1, 2019: Harris campaigned in Nevada for the first time Friday, speaking at a town hall and the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in Las Vegas.
February 28, 2019: Politico published a profile of Kamala Harris on the campaign trail with commentary on how she handles policy questions.
February 26, 2019: In an interview with The Root, Kamala Harris said she supported the Lift Act, which would provide a tax credit for all families making $100,000 or under. She also said she would be open to the decriminalization of sex work.
February 26, 2019: Harris announced a new set of California endorsements Tuesday morning, including Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis, Secretary of State Alex Padilla, and State Treasurer Fiona Ma.
February 24, 2019: Harris also defined her political identity in an interview Sunday, saying, “I'm a progressive Democrat. I am a Democrat, I'm a proud Democrat. I'm not a socialist."
February 23, 2019: Harris commented on the crisis in Venezuela, saying, “The U.S. must immediately condemn Maduro’s violence against his own people. There is no excuse for this. The Venezuelan military and security forces must demonstrate restraint. Venezuelans deserve a free and fair election and a peaceful transition of power.”
February 22, 2019: Harris hired Courtni Pugh, a strategist at Hilltop Public Solutions, to lead her California campaign. Pugh also worked on former state Sen. Kevin de León’s unsuccessful U.S. Senate campaign last year.
February 20, 2019: Harris expanded her campaign staff, bringing on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 state director in Nevada and Colorado, Emmy Ruiz, as a senior adviser. Missayr Boker and Julie Chávez Rodriguez are also joining the campaign as co-national political directors.
February 19, 2019: Sen. Kamala Harris finished her first trip to New Hampshire Tuesday, including speaking at the Politics & Eggs breakfast at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics.
February 15, 2019: California Gov. Gavin Newsom endorsed Harris.
February 14, 2019: Harris was endorsed by Rep. Barbara Lee, a former chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus.
February 13, 2019: Harris was scheduled to make her first visit to Nevada as a presidential candidate when she speaks at a town hall meeting in Las Vegas and the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit next month.
February 12, 2019: Harris hired Clinton campaign alum Nora Walsh-DeVries to be her Iowa political director. Harris also brought on Zack Davis, who worked on Obama’s 2008 and 2012 campaigns in Iowa, to serve as Iowa senior adviser.
February 11, 2019: The New York Times published a profile of Harris examining her record as a prosecutor and how it could affect her presidential campaign.
February 8, 2019: Harris hired Jalisa Washington-Price, former chief of staff for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, as a state director in South Carolina.
February 7, 2019: Harris was endorsed by 21 of the 28 Democrats in the California State Senate.
February 5, 2019: Harris was scheduled to spend two days each in early voting states South Carolina, New Hampshire, Iowa, and Nevada. She also delivered a prebuttal to Trump’s State of the Union.
February 4, 2019: Susie Tompkins Buell, a Democratic donor who brought in $6 million for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, announced she is backing Harris.
February 2, 2019: Vox published an analysis of Booker’s and Harris’ affordable housing plans. Read more here.
February 1, 2019: Harris announced that she would bring Trisha Pesiri-Dybvik, an air traffic controller who was furloughed during the government shutdown, as her guest to the State of the Union.
January 30, 2019: Reps. Kate Hill and Nanette Barragán endorsedfellow California delegation member Harris. They joined Ted Lieu in being Harris’ first three congressional endorsements.
January 30, 2019: Harris was scheduled to attend two major Hollywood fundraisers over the weekend hosted by Universal’s Jeff Shell and The Abbey founder David Cooley.
January 29, 2019: CNN said its televised town hall with Harris Monday “was the most watched cable news single candidate election town hall ever.”
January 28, 2019: Harris received her first congressional endorsement from Ted Lieu, who represents California’s 33rd Congressional District. She also named Deirdre DeJear as her state campaign chairwoman and Will Dubbs as her state director in Iowa.
January 27, 2019: Harris formally kicked off her campaign with a rally in her hometown of Oakland, California. Her campaign announced that it would be headquartered in Baltimore with a second office in Oakland.