Biden charged that Harris' plan would cost $3 trillion after she left the office and would force middle-class taxes to go up, not down. He said that would put Democrats at a disadvantage against President Donald Trump. `
A rising Democratic party star and vocal critic of President Donald Trump, 54-year-old Harris, however, is far behind from her top rivals including Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont and former Vice President Joe Biden, Fox News reported.
Biden, however, is not the only candidate struggling with how to talk about school integration. After Harris found success confronting the former vice president on busing, she has appeared uncertain about how to characterize her own views on the matter.
For years, organizations that promote women in politics argued that having multiple women running for president — rather than the one-and-only nature of Clinton’s campaigns — would demystify the idea of a female president.
"We've got to hold this guy accountable by prosecuting the case in front of the American people against four more years of this administration," Harris told a gathering of the state conference of the NAACP. "And I've prosecuted a lot of cases. But rarely one with this much evidence."
Among the 20-odd aspirants who have launched campaigns or are expected to soon, are six Senators, six women, and black, Hispanic and openly gay candidates who would, if they were to win the party ticket, create history.
Harris's focus on historically black colleges could be particularly important in South Carolina, home to eight HBCUs. Black voters are vital to success for Democratic primary candidates anxious to win the South's first primary.
The California senator, one of 18 declared candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, released 15 years’ worth of tax returns Sunday, dating back to when she first held elected office.