What Did Kamala Harris Do As A Prosecutor? : Consider This from NPR No major political party has ever put a woman of color on a presidential ticket. Until now, when Senator Kamala Harris — a former district attorney and state attorney general — is meeting a moment of national reckoning with the role of law enforcement in American life.

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Former 'Top Cop' Kamala Harris And America's Reckoning With Police

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Former 'Top Cop' Kamala Harris And America's Reckoning With Police

Former 'Top Cop' Kamala Harris And America's Reckoning With Police

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Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden with his vice presidential running mate, Senator Kamala Harris, on August 12. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden with his vice presidential running mate, Senator Kamala Harris, on August 12.

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No major political party has ever put a woman of color on a presidential ticket. Until now, when Senator Kamala Harris — a former district attorney and state attorney general — is meeting a moment of national reckoning with the role of law enforcement in American life.

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This episode was produced by Brianna Scott, Lee Hale and Brent Baughman with fact-checking from Anne Li. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.