Biden’s History-Making Pick of Kamala Harris as VP Lights Up Twitter: ‘For Every Little Black and Brown Girl Out There’

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Joe Biden’s historic selection of Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) to be his 2020 vice presidential running mate ignited online praise among wide swaths of liberals Democrats, but left some progressives and conservatives cringing.

Harris, who would be the first Black and Asian-American woman on a major party ticket, had mounted her own unsuccessful 2020 presidential primary run, but withdrew from the race before the Iowa caucuses. After Biden pledged to choose a woman as his VP pick during a March debate — and amidst a high-profile public campaign pushing him to pick a Black woman — Harris’ stock rose sharply in recent days. The former California attorney general and first-term senator
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