Democratic presidential hopeful US Senator for California Kamala Harris speaks during the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida, June 27, 2019.
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It may look like the Kamala Harris-Joe Biden spat over 1970s-era school busing policies is just a fight about the past. But the dispute could actually lead to bipartisan clarity, and a winning national issue.
During the first Democratic presidential debate, Harris criticized Biden’s stance against busing during his early years as a U.S. senator. Biden later complained that he wasn’t prepared for the jab, which he said was “taken out context” of his overall civil rights record. But Harris isn’t backing down. She told ABC’s “The View” she’s not letting Biden off the hook, adding that had she been in the Senate in the 1970s, she and Biden would have been on opposite sides.
Here’s the thing:…