Late Tuesday evening, the U.S. Senate voted to repeal an Obama-era rule that provided consumer protections against banks and credit card companies by preventing them from using forced settlements to resolve disputes with customers.
Kamala Harris is a busy woman. On the day I spoke with her, she was coming off the heels of a 24-hour oppose-athon against Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination for attorney general. She also spoke against his nomination on the day of his vote. By the time we would speak, it would be well into the evening of her day, but…
On Tuesday, California elected state Attorney General Kamala Harris to represent it in the U.S. Senate. Harris is the first new senator for the state in 24 years—the first black politician to represent the state—and only the second black woman elected to the U.S. Senate.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris easily came through as the victor in the state’s Senate primary, beating out her competition with 40 percent of the vote, based on 76 percent of precincts reporting, the Washington Post reports.