River to River's "Home State View" series helps us understand how the presidential candidates are viewed as leaders in the states they call home. Host Ben Kieffer interviews journalists who have spent years covering the candidates. We get the little-known details about each hopeful's history. Click the "play" button to listen.
Kieffer talks with Marisa Lagos, correspondent for KQED's California politics and government desk and host of the podcast "Political Breakdown." Lagos talks about some of the critcism Harris has faced, coming from a law enforcement background as a woman of color. She also describes watching Harris loosen up on the national stage, sharing more of her personality and sense of humor.