Reports are now suggesting that California Sen. Kamala Harris (D) is close to officially becoming a presidential candidate and will apparently bypass the exploratory phase. It appears Sen. Harris will announce her national bid from her native Oakland, CA at a rally on the Martin Luther King birthday holiday, scheduled for January 21st, and not through social media as so many candidates are now doing. Announcing now will provide her a full year of campaigning before early voting begins in the California primary on February 3, 2020.
Sen. Harris is expected to be joined in the race by fellow Californian Eric Garcetti, the Mayor of Los Angeles. And, there is an outside chance that new Governor Gavin Newsom (D) might also flirt with becoming a national candidate.
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