Kamala Harris Vows to Fight Prop 8 If She's Voted California's AG: Interview
While recent polls suggest that the races for California governor and U.S. senator will favor Democratic candidates Jerry Brown and Barbara Boxer, the role of attorney general is still very much up for grabs. The district attorneys of Los Angeles and San Francisco, Republican Steve Cooley and Democrat Kamala Harris, respectively, face off on Tuesday—and they couldn’t be more different. The 63-year-old Cooley is a moderate conservative who says he will support Prop. 8, California’s voter-approved initiative banning gay marriage, in a federal appeals court; the 46-year-old mixed-race Harris has vowed to let Prop. 8 die.