Kamala Devi Harris (, KAH-mə-lə; born October 20, 1964) is an American politician and lawyer of the Democratic Party serving as the junior United States Senator from California since 2017. She previously was the 32nd Attorney General of California from 2011 to 2017.
Harris graduated from Howard University and UC Hastings. After working in the San Francisco District Attorney's Office and City Attorney's Office Harris was elected District Attorney of San Francisco. Harris was elected California's Attorney General in 2010 and reelected in 2014.