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Politics Nov 07Harris becomes first Black woman, South Asian elected vice president
Kamala Harris made history Saturday as the first Black woman elected as vice president of the United States, shattering barriers that have kept men — almost all of them white — entrenched at the highest levels of American politics for…
Politics Oct 07Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice presidential debate
In response, Vice President Mike Pence commended Trump’s decision to shut off travel from China, saying the decision “bought us invaluable time” to coordinate the country’s response to the pandemic.
Politics Oct 06As Harris pitches to Black voters, some want to hear more
She's in a unique position as the first Black woman on a major party's presidential ticket. But she's still facing skepticism from some Black voters who question whether she and Joe Biden are committed and able to make meaningful change.
Politics Oct 05Vice presidential debate will have plexiglass shield between condidates
The Biden-Harris campaign requested a plexiglass shield for Wednesday's vice presidential debate, and the Commission on Presidential Debates agreed to it.
Politics Sep 30WATCH: Trump doesn’t disavow white supremacy, tells far-right extremist group to ‘stand by’
President Donald Trump on Tuesday didn’t condemn white supremacist groups and their role in violence in some American cities this summer, branding it solely a “left-wing” problem and telling one far-right extremist group to “stand back and stand by.”…
Politics Sep 28WATCH: Harris tells voters they can make their feelings ‘very clear’ about Supreme Court nomination process
Kamala Harris is urging voters not to be discouraged by Republican efforts to fill a Supreme Court seat before the election.
Politics Sep 07WATCH: Biden hits out at Trump over coronavirus, economy during Labor Day event
Biden is collecting a trio of endorsements from organized labor as he heads to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for an AFL-CIO virtual town hall with union President Richard Trumka.
Politics Sep 07Harris meets Blake family, Trump goes on attack in Labor Day blitz
The 2020 presidential campaign has entered its final phase in a blur of motion and rhetoric. Wisconsin is a potentially pivotal state, and that's where Labor Day found Vice President Mike Pence, too.
Politics Sep 07Labor Day brings Biden to Pennsylvania, Harris and Pence to Wisconsin
Democratic candidate Joe Biden is collecting a trio of Labor Day endorsements from organized labor while running mate Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence are set to campaign in Wisconsin as the 2020 presidential race, disrupted for months by…
Nation Aug 28California governor announces new reopening plan
The new rules create a four-tier, color-coded system that counties will move through based on their number of cases and percentage of positive tests. It will rely on two metrics to determine which tier a county is in: case rates…