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Kamala Harris wins 2020 endorsement from 2 more Black Caucus members

Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during the SF Pride Parade on June 30, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Democratic candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has won the support of Congressional Black Caucus Reps. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) and Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) in her 2020 presidential bid, AP reported Sunday.

Why it matters: The latest endorsements take her backing of CBC members to 6, per AP, which points out that the caucus could be influential in the Democratic presidential primary with its 50-plus members. It comes as a new poll shows Harris received a 6-point bump in favorability after challenging former Vice President Joe Biden on race at last week's Democratic debate.

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