Indian-origin presidential hopeful Kamala Harris' town hall on CNN with an average of 1.957 million viewers got the network its highest ratings ever for such an event with an individual election candidate, according to the network.
Harris, 54, has been voted on top of the list of Democratic leaders aspiring to defeat President Donald Trump in the November 2020 election.
Harris is often compared to Barack Obama due to similarities
Harris, who was elected to the Senate in 2016, announced her presidency run last week. The second African-American woman elected to the US senate, Harris has drawn comparisons to Barack Obama since early in her political career, since both are Democrats, and have a law-background.