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Candice Norwood is a former digital politics reporter for the PBS NewsHour.
Inauguration guests wore masks, but hugged and talked in close proximity to one another, despite the CDC guidance to maintain a minimum distance of six feet between individuals who do not share a household, amid the Covid-19 pandemic. “As you…
Kamala Harris took the vice presidential oath of office at the U.S. Capitol, becoming the first woman and first woman of color to be sworn into the vice presidency. The oath was administered by Sonia Sotomayor, the nation’s first Latina…
The inauguration theme, “America United,” is a particularly heavy undertaking for a nation rocked by a year of turmoil. Uniting and healing the country has been a core focus for Biden, and a successful inaugural address will aim to assure…
This morning, Joe and Jill Biden attended mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., along with Kamala Harris, her husband Doug Emhoff and a bipartisan group of congressional lawmakers. In addition to House Speaker Nancy…
As a student at Washington D.C.’s Howard University in the 1980s, Harris pledged Alpha Kappa Alpha, the country’s first Black sorority that was founded at Howard in 1908, and she has since described her fellow sorority members as her family.
Historical and political experts discuss the creation of Black Greek-letter organizations, their role in Black civic engagement and the meaning of Kamala Harris’ vice presidency to them.
Presidential inaugurations are steeped in tradition: a peaceful transfer of power, parades, balls and celebration. This year will be different.
Unlike the first time President Donald Trump was impeached, some Republican members joined the call.
In the days following the Capitol invasion, officials have made conflicting statements regarding security preparation for the rally and the response to the violence.
Georgia’s Senate runoffs will determine which party takes control of the U.S. Senate.
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