Sen. Kamala Harris launches a 2020 presidential campaign, For the People, on MLK Day, as she joins what is expected to be a crowded Democratic field.
Harris made the announcement during an appearance on Good Morning America. There were many signs that she was going to make a White House bid starting with her new book, The Truths We Hold, which chronicles her life. She is a daughter of immigrants from Jamaica and India.
— Good Morning America (@GMA) January 21, 2019
Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (a very, very long shot) have already announced their presidential bids.
Donald Trump’s trainwreck of a presidency has led to women taking a bigger role in politics. The largest group of women ever were elected during the 2018 midterm elections.