Congresswoman Jane Harman announced her decision to run for governor of California. Harman will run against businessman Al Checchi and Lt. Gov. Gray Davis for the Democratic nomination.
Harman graduated from Harvard Law School and before being elected to Congress, served as an aide to U.S. Sen. John Tunney, D-Cal., in the 1970’s. She was deputy Cabinet secretary in the Carter White House and special counsel for the Defense Department. Harman is known for her past pro-choice and gay rights stances.