When Kamala Harris launched her presidential bid, the stars seemed to align.
But as she returns to California for the state Democratic Party convention—along with 13 other candidates eager to fight on her home turf—Harris no longer dazzles quite so much. https://lat.ms/2WgF91t
Four months since she’s announced her candidacy, other candidates have forged past Harris.
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders—both well-defined personalities—have staked their place as front-runners in the crowded contest. https://lat.ms/2WzrlP0
Tension has spilled into Harris’ campaign, where some aides advocate a more assertively progressive stance to court left-leaning activists while others prefer that Harris hug the middle to better position herself for a general election. https://lat.ms/2WgF91t
Saturday’s appearance at the state Democratic Convention in San Francisco will mark one of Harris’ few public campaign stops in California since she joined the race.
Read more from @melmason and @markzbarabak who are covering the convention this weekend: https://lat.ms/2WgF91t
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