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Kamala Harris

Born: Oct 20, 1964

Birthplace: Oakland

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Kamala Harris

Date of Birth : Oct 20, 1964
Birth Place : Oakland

Kamala Devi Harris is an American attorney, politician and member of the Democratic Party who has been the 32nd and current Attorney General of California since 2011. Harris graduated from Howard University and University of California, Hastings College of the Law, then worked as a Deputy District Attorney in Alameda County, California from 1990 to 1998. She served as Managing Attorney of the Career Criminal Unit in the San Francisco District Attorney's Office from 1998 to 2000 and as Chief of the Community and Neighborhood Division in the office of San Francisco City Attorney from 2000 to 2003. In 2003, she was elected District Attorney of San Francisco, defeating incumbent Terence Hallinan. She was re-elected in 2007 and served from 2004 to 2011. Harris was elected Attorney General in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. Harris is the first female, the first African-American, and the first Asian-American attorney general in California. She is running for the United States Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Barbara Boxer in the 2016 election.

Profession


  • Lawyer
  • Politician

Also known as


  • Kamala Devi Harris

Spouse


  • Douglas Emhoff
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