Kamala Harris picks Baltimore as headquarters for potential 2020 campaign: report

Kamala Harris picks Baltimore as headquarters for potential 2020 campaign: report
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Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisOvernight Energy: Natural gas export project gets green light | Ocasio-Cortez says climate fight needs to address farming | Top EPA enforcement official to testify Sanders endorses Oakland teachers strike News media has sought to 'delegitimize' Tulsi Gabbard, says liberal journalist MORE (D-Calif.) has selected Baltimore as the base for a potential 2020 presidential campaign, according to the Baltimore Sun.

Baltimore, though a long way from Harris’s home state, comes with some advantages for the potential candidate. The city is close to the senator’s office in Washington and has a diverse population.

Harris has yet to announce whether she will seek the Democratic nomination in 2020, though she is widely expected to make a decision soon.

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A spokesperson for Harris did not immediately respond to The Hill’s attempts to confirm the move.

If Harris decides to run, she will join what is expected to be a crowded Democratic primary field. Roughly half a dozen candidates already have entered the race and several more are expected to do so in the coming weeks.

Among those who have already jumped in are Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSanders endorses Oakland teachers strike On The Money: Dems set Tuesday vote on Trump's emergency declaration | Most Republicans expected to back Trump | Senate plots to avoid fall shutdown drama | Powell heading before Congress News media has sought to 'delegitimize' Tulsi Gabbard, says liberal journalist MORE (D-Mass.), Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Anticipation builds for Mueller report Kamala Harris: Trump administration ‘targeting’ California for political purposes Harry Reid says he won’t make 2020 endorsement until after Nevada caucus MORE (D-N.Y.) and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro.

Other Democrats, including former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenDem strategist says Clinton ‘absolutely’ has a role to play in 2020 It's Bernie Sanders vs. Elizabeth Warren in New Hampshire Harry Reid says he won’t make 2020 endorsement until after Nevada caucus MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSanders endorses Oakland teachers strike Dem strategist says Clinton ‘absolutely’ has a role to play in 2020 News media has sought to 'delegitimize' Tulsi Gabbard, says liberal journalist MORE (I-Vt.), are also reportedly weighing presidential bids and are expected to announce their decisions soon.

Harris, a former California attorney general, was first elected to the Senate in 2016. Since then, speculation of presidential ambitions has swirled. She said last month that she planned to make a decision on a White House run over the holidays.