Harris, Kamala, 1964-

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Harris, Kamala, 1964-

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Harris, Kamala Devi, 1964-

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Kamala Devi

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Harris, Kamala D., 1964-

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Kamala Harris is the 49th vice president of the United States. She served as a United States senator from California from 2017 to 2021, and as the attorney general of California from 2011 to 2017. She is the United States' first female vice president, the highest-ranking female elected official in U.S. history, the first African American vice president, and the first Asian American vice president.

Born in Oakland, California, Harris graduated from Howard University and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She began her career in the Alameda County District Attorney's Office, before being recruited to the San Francisco District Attorney's Office and later the City Attorney of San Francisco's office. In 2003, she was elected district attorney of San Francisco. She was elected Attorney General of California in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. Harris served as the junior United States senator from California from 2017 to 2021.

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https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n2009045056

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