Wednesday, during a one-on-one interview with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), the vice-presidential nominee for the Democratic Party, called on activism, even in the form of protests and shouting “when necessary.”
The junior California U.S. Senator laid out what she saw to be on the line, arguing that is the motivation for her supporters to stay engaged.
“People are scared,”Harris said. “You’re right. Civil rights are on the line. Workers’ rights are on the line. Consumer rights are on the line. Health care is on the line. These — all of these things are at stake. You are absolutely right. And the only point that I can make to hopefully relieve some of that righteous fear is, we have an election coming up. And it’s not only about the White House. It’s about the Senate. And, you know, I’ve been in the United States Senate for three and