Professor McDaniel Comments on Kamala Harris' Presidential Campaign

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

THE GLOBE AND MAIL (TORONTO) -- Harris is also seen as the most promising candidate to marshal the African-American voters who helped elect Mr. Obama, but stayed home for Ms. Clinton.

“If you want to know what the heart of the Democratic Party is, it’s black women,” San Francisco State University political scientist Jason McDaniel said. “Although her ethnic background is biracial, she’s seen as a black woman and she’s well-positioned, people believe, to get some of that support.”