Gavin Newsom to campaign for Harris in Iowa

Gavin Newsom to campaign for Harris in Iowa
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California Gov. Gavin NewsomGavin Christopher NewsomPG&E fails to get governor's approval on restructuring proposal Sanders revokes congressional endorsement for Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur Sanders endorses Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur for Katie Hill's former House seat MORE (D) will campaign for fellow Californian Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisSanders revokes congressional endorsement for Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur The Hill's Campaign Report: 2020 Democrats trading jabs ahead of Los Angeles debate New poll finds Sanders surging to within 7 points of Biden in South Carolina MORE (D) in Iowa this month as the White House hopeful looks to build support for her presidential bid in the early voting state.

Newsom, who endorsed Harris for president in February, will campaign at a series of events Dec. 14-15, her campaign announced Monday.

Newsom is expected to tout Harris’s “record of fighting for justice and her plans as president to fight for economic justice, reproductive justice, and health care justice,” the campaign said.

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Newsom will lead a canvass launch for Harris in Des Moines, in addition to other events like hosting an “LGBTQ Rights Conversation.” He also will lead a canvass launch in Cedar Rapids and host a “Climate Action House Party” in Coralville.

Newsom’s campaigning comes as Harris falls further behind top-tier candidates in Iowa ahead of the Feb. 3 caucus.

A RealClearPolitics average of polling in Iowa has Harris at 3.3 percent, trailing South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegButtigieg releases list of campaign bundlers Krystal Ball rips Warren's 'passive-aggressive' swipes at rivals Buttigieg: I share a lot of the same values as people protesting my fundraisers MORE by more than 20 points. She’s ranked sixth among the Democrats, behind Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Buttigieg releases list of campaign bundlers Reject National Defense Authorization Act, save Yemen instead MORE (I-Vt.), Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Buttigieg releases list of campaign bundlers Krystal Ball rips Warren's 'passive-aggressive' swipes at rivals MORE (D-Mass.), former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Media organization fights Trump administration over Ukraine documents FOIA Buttigieg releases list of campaign bundlers MORE and Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharSenate gears up for battle over witnesses in impeachment trial Booker says he will not make December debate stage Yang: 2020 rivals in Senate should be able to campaign amid impeachment MORE (D-Minn.), based on the polling average.