Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the week ahead, in today’s “Inside Politics” forecast.
1. Harris’ post-debate strategy
California Sen. Kamala Harris’ debate performance supercharged her campaign fundraising last week, and it may usher in a whole new strategy for the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.
“I’m told Harris intends to talk much more about her personal story and biography going forward,” Bloomberg’s Sahil Kapur said. “After the overwhelmingly positive response she got talking about her story as a black girl who grew up in a neighborhood that benefited from busing, she’s decided that people want to know who she is and where she’s coming from.”
And the White House has taken note if her surge. “Expect a potential nickname soon,” Kapur said.