She has only been a senator since last January, but the presidential buzz is growing as the party debates the need for a radical edge
Kamala Harris, California’s new senator, earlier this month made a visit to Chowchilla state prison, often described as the largest women’s prison in the world. Harris, only the second black woman to have been elected to the senate, toured the facility and sat down to talk with inmates. She later called them “extraordinary”, and praised their optimism about finding a new life after prison.
But the moment she dwelled on most was a visit to the silk-screening room, where the women were manufacturing American flags.