President-elect Joe Biden is planning to name former South Carolina Senatorial candidate Jaime Harrison and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to the Democratic National Committee (DNC)
Late last year, Harrison said he would consider taking the position if it was offered to him. Additionally, House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) has been pushing Harrison to take the role.
“If that’s something that they are interested in me doing,” Harrison told the Washington Post in November. “I’ll definitely take a good look.”
Harrison, a former teacher, ran for Republican Senator Lindsey Graham’s post and amid the Black Lives Matter resurgence last summer and received a ton of money and support. Harrison’s campaign broke fundraising records collecting $109 million. The haul left Graham literally begging for money on Fox News.
If he accepts the DNC position, the Yale graduate will be tasked with expanding narrow majorities in the House and Senate … Read the rest