Harris posts video asking baby if she'll run for president one day

Harris posts video asking baby if she'll run for president one day
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Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisKrystal Ball: Media turns on Buttigieg, will this end him? Senate Democrats demand Trump fire Stephen Miller The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - A crucial week on impeachment MORE (D-Calif.) shared a video of her asking a baby to agree that she’ll run for president in the future on Wednesday, a day after Harris announced she would be ending her presidential campaign. 

“You gonna run for president one day?” Harris asks the baby she’s holding. 

“Yes? You gonna run for president one day? Say, ‘Yes, I’m gonna run for president,’” the senator continued.

A record of six women ran in the presidential primary this year. Harris and Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandOvernight Defense: Bombshell report reveals officials misled public over progress in Afghanistan | Amazon accuses Trump of 'improper pressure' in Pentagon contract decision | House Judiciary holds final impeachment hearing Gillibrand demands hearing following release of 'Afghanistan Papers' White House, Congress near deal to give 12 weeks paid parental leave to all federal workers MORE (D-N.Y.) ended their bids leaving four women in the field of 15 candidates. 

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With Harris, who is black and Indian, out of the race, many were also quick to call out the lack of diversity in the remaining field, including candidate Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerRosario Dawson joins Booker for 'Lead with Love' tour Sunday shows — Nadler: A jury would convict Trump in 'three minutes flat' Booker on Harris dropping out: 'Iowa voters should have the right to choose' MORE (D-N.J.). 

Booker told BuzzFeed News’s AM to DM he’s seen “the bile, the anger, from my family members, to people in the Congressional Black Caucus, to leaders of color across this country who just don’t understand how we’ve gotten to a point now where there’s more billionaires in the 2020 race than there are black people.”

Booker and former Massachusetts Gov. Deval PatrickDeval PatrickBooker campaign rakes in million after Harris exits 2020 race Krystal Ball: New Biden ad is everything that's wrong with Democrats Steve Bullock exits: Will conservative Democrats follow? MORE are the only remaining black candidates in the 15-person field. Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardGabbard says she won't participate in next debate even if she qualifies UN International Anticorruption Day highlights democracy as a human right Gabbard commemorates John Lennon's passing by singing 'Imagine' MORE and businessman Andrew YangAndrew YangGabbard says she won't participate in next debate even if she qualifies Emanuel jokes: 'I'm a new, mellow Rahm' Yang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations MORE are the only other people of color in the race.

Two billionaires, Tom SteyerThomas (Tom) Fahr SteyerGabbard says she won't participate in next debate even if she qualifies Emanuel jokes: 'I'm a new, mellow Rahm' Booker campaign rakes in million after Harris exits 2020 race MORE and former New York City Michael BloombergMichael Rubens BloombergWhy Democrats cannot dismiss Michael Bloomberg in this race Bloomberg: Barr 'is more concerned with protecting the president than protecting our country from Russia' Where the Bloomberg candidacy makes sense MORE are still in the race. 

This story was updated at 8:38 p.m.