Illinois Lawmakers On What Kamala Harris’ Nomination Means For November

“I think this [nomination] sends a message to … African American women that ‘You count, we see you, we hear you, we know that you help keep our party together,’” Illinois Congresswoman Robin Kelly told Reset.

Sen. Kamala Harris is Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s pick as his running mate — a choice that many are celebrating in India, where Harris’ mother was from.
Sen. Kamala Harris is Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden's pick as his running mate — a choice that many are celebrating in India, where Harris' mother was from.
Sen. Kamala Harris is Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s pick as his running mate — a choice that many are celebrating in India, where Harris’ mother was from.
Sen. Kamala Harris is Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden's pick as his running mate — a choice that many are celebrating in India, where Harris' mother was from.

Illinois Lawmakers On What Kamala Harris’ Nomination Means For November

“I think this [nomination] sends a message to … African American women that ‘You count, we see you, we hear you, we know that you help keep our party together,’” Illinois Congresswoman Robin Kelly told Reset.

After months of speculation over who Joe Biden’s running mate would be, the former vice president on Tuesday announced Sen. Kamala Harris as his VP pick. The junior senator from California and former prosecutor is the first Black woman and first Asian American to be on a major party ticket.

Reset checks in with Illinois lawmakers for their reaction to Biden’s choice, and how it could impact the November election.

GUESTS: U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL 2nd District)

U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL 8th District)