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Kamala Harris: The Waving Meme Moment Was “Heartbreaking”

Harris texts with BuzzFeed News about a viral moment from her June visit to the Homestead, Florida, immigrant detention center for children.

Posted on August 15, 2019, at 8:26 a.m. ET

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The warm, charismatic, and tough senator from California may have the clearest path to the nomination of any Democrat — on paper. Now Kamala Harris has to walk it. Or, rather, drive it around Iowa. She texted me Monday from her bus tour across the state.

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