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Politics Jan 20Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in U.S. politics
Vice President Kamala Harris has broken the barrier that has kept men at the top of American power for more than two centuries.
Health Jan 05Pace of vaccine rollout in California ‘not good enough,’ governor says
Distribution hiccups and logistical challenges have slowed the initial coronavirus vaccine rollout in California, setting a pace that's "not good enough," Gov. Gavin Newsom said.
Politics Dec 22Newsom taps California election chief Padilla for U.S. Senate
California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Tuesday as the state's next U.S. senator to fill the seat being vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Politics Dec 03VP-elect Kamala Harris picks Tina Flournoy to be her chief of staff
Flournoy's appointment as Harris' top staffer adds to a team of advisers led by Black women. Flournoy has served as chief of staff for former President Bill Clinton since 2013.
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.