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California Democrats say Kamala Harris could have upper hand over Gavin Newsom if they run

Posted on AllSides November 28th, 2023
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Politics, Gavin Newsom, Kamala Harris, Democrats, California, Race and Racism
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Vice President Kamala Harris has one advantage over Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) if a Democratic presidential primary were held tomorrow, according to party members in their home state of California.

That edge is that she is not a white man, those Democrats say.

Regardless of who contests next year's general election, the political chattering class is talking about the prospects of Harris, regarded by some as President Joe Biden's heir apparent, and Newsom, who has been rapidly building his national profile, including by debating 2024 Republican presidential candidate Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL).

Some Democrats at a California...

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