Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) failed to fill small auditorium at an early voting rally in Iowa, an important battleground state to which a visit generally signifies a politician’s plan to run for president.
Those prospects might have been slightly diminished for Harris, the progressive member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, who spoke to a crowd of only about 70 in an unfilled auditorium, according to a local CBS reporter.
Unofficial count: over 70 people here for @SenKamalaHarris at an early voting rally at DMACC. It’s her first appearance in #Iowa since ‘08 amid 2020 rumors. #iapolitics #iacaucus pic.twitter.com/jkgFJ67L2b
— Caroline Cummings (@CaroRCummings) October 22, 2018
Harris went out of her way to make a dog-and-pony show out of now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing, which left a sour taste in the mouths of some.
Still, mainstream press fueled speculation Harris will be a viable contender in 2020.
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