August 12, 2020, 02.28 PM

She was the first black woman elected as California's attorney general, and only the second black woman, and first person of South Asian heritage, to serve in the US Senate.

Biden's team stated that the two Democrats will deliver remarks Wednesday in Wilmington, Delaware as they kick off their joint campaign.

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Next week, the party convenes its Democratic National Convention — largely online due to the coronavirus pandemic — when Biden and Harris will both deliver acceptance speeches.

Harris clashed with Biden during the first Democratic debate last year, chiding the former senator over his opposition to 1970s busing programs that forced integration of segregated schools.

It provided her with a breakout moment which proved short-lived: Kamala Harris exited the race in December 2019 and endorsed Biden in March.

Despite their debate fireworks, Joe Biden has made it clear he does not hold a grudge, describing Kamala Harris as a "first-rate intellect, a first-rate candidate and a real competitor." 

(Writers & Editors: MLM/DW, Agence France-Presse) 

Source: http://u.afp.com/32X6 

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