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Californians at DNC: Kamala Harris, Sikhs; But Where’s Gavin?

Democratic National Convention Committee Unveils Stage For DNC (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

High profile Californians are making a splash this week at the speaker’s podium at the Democratic National Convention. This morning on The California Report, KQED’s Rachael Myrow talked with San Francisco Chronicle political reporter Joe Garofoli.

They started off with a look at Attorney General Kamala Harris’ speech last night. Harris made the case for President Obama, while touting her own campaign to win accountability for banks in the housing crisis.

Harris linked the two nicely in her speech. “That’s the choice in this election,” she said. “It’s a choice between an America where opportunity is open to everyone, where everyone plays by the same set of rules or a philosophy that tilts the playing field to help the wealthiest few. A choice between holding Wall Street accountable or letting it write its own rules.” Continue reading

Video: California’s Power Women Push For Obama in Charlotte

The undisputed leaders of political power in California — Senator Feinstein, Senator Boxer and Congresswoman Pelosi — jointly delivered California’s re-nomination of Barack Obama last night in Charlotte.

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Earlier last night, Kamala Harris — California’s Attorney General and rising Democratic star took center stage and addressed the crowd.