Visiting Michigan Schools, Kamala Harris Pledges Teacher Raises

Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris finished a two-day swing through Michigan on Monday with campaign events at two Detroit-area elementary schools in front of crowds of spirited supporters, calling teachers “superheroes” and promising to raise their wages.

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Warren Sticks Out in Democratic Candidate Forum

Elizabeth Warren’s parents were desperate. Her father had suffered a career-derailing heart attack, the family station wagon had been repossessed and Warren, then a middle-school student, felt the foreboding as she eavesdropped on her parents’ late night conversations about their mortgage.

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California Senator Wants Hike in Wildfire-Suppression Funds

With Northern California’s brutal October wildfires nearly contained after burning 245,000 acres, destroying over 8,400 buildings and claiming 42 lives, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris of California called on her Capitol Hill colleagues on Tuesday to hike funding for wildfire suppression and disaster relief.

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