Indian American U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Jan. 9 was appointed to the Senate Judiciary Committee.Harris, who already serves on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, the Select Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on the Budget, was joined by Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., on the committee, according to a news release. Harris said she looks forward to the chance to continue to provide a voice for their most vulnerable communities, work on issues he has handled since her earliest days in the Alameda County District Attorney`s office, and defend California in the face of this administration`s repeated attacks on our values. The Judiciary Committee oversees the U.S. Department of Justice, including the FBI, as well as the Department of Homeland Security. Harris has been persistent critics of Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Congress. Harris gained notoriety and national attention for her prosecutorial style of grilling Sessions during intelligence hearings in June.