The Bay Area Rallies Around Kamala: ‘Never mess with an Oakland Girl’

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Bay Area figures shared their support for Kamala Harris as she faced Vice President Mike Pence for the Vice Presidential debate in Salt Lake City.

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf expressed her support for Oakland native Senator Kamala Harris. She tweeted, “Mr. Vice President when she’s speaking, #Oakland is speaking too.” in response to Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly interrupting Harris while she was speaking. Schaaf also tweeted, “The kind of Oakland shout out we want to hear. Born and raised! #ProudDaughterofOakland” after Harris spoke about Oakland during the debates.


Governor Gavin Newsom

Matt Haney, a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, representing District 6 shared his support for Kamala Harris in a series of tweets.

KGO’s one Chip Franklin shared his support of Kamala in various tweets and retweets on Twitter.

Mark Thompson tweeted the following

Carla Marinucci, a senior writer for Politico’s CA Playbook shared her thoughts throughout the debate, including defending Kamala in regards to her birthplace.


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