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Kamala Harris Will Stay on Senate Judiciary Committee

Kamala Harris Will Stay on Senate Judiciary Committee

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Tuesday announced that Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) would keep her seat on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Speculation arose that the November midterm election results would cause Dems to lose a seat on the influential Committee, and as its most-junior member, that stood to be Harris. Instead, no Democrats will lose their seat, and Republicans will add a member to the panel. “Good news this morning: @SenKamalaHarris will get to keep her spot on the Judiciary Committee!” Schumer tweeted. “As a former prosecutor, @SenKamalaHarris has strived every day for a more fair judicial system for all Americans. I’m proud that we successfully fought to keep her seat on the Senate Judiciary Committee.” The high-profile position could be a potential boost for Harris' 2020 prospects. The Committee has four women and two Black Senators -- including fellow possible 2020 presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) -- all on the Democratic side. More here.

Ben Ray Luján Named Assistant Speaker

Ben Ray Luján Named Assistant Speaker

Axios Adds New Writer for Markets Newsletter

Axios Adds New Writer for Markets Newsletter