Stories tagged: "Kamala Harris"


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Biden Begins Working Toward a White House That ‘Looks Like America’

Nine of the 13 members of Biden’s Covid-19 advisory board are people of color, and five of the members are women.

President elect Joe Biden and Vice President elect Kamala Harris deliver their victory speeches in Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday, Nov. 7.
Missed Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Make History? Watch Their Victory Speeches Now.

In case you were out celebrating on Saturday and missed Biden and Harris speak, we've got you covered.

Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
Kamala Harris Makes History: She Is Now the First Black, Indian American, and Woman VP

To see the daughter of an Indian woman and a Black man, at a time when police brutality and anti-immigration rhetoric are prevalent, has offered many Americans a sense of hope.

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks after Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden introduced her as his running mate during a campaign event at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, DE. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Kamala Harris Has Been Fighting for Environmental Justice Since 2005

As San Francisco's district attorney, Harris started the city's first environmental just unit fifteen years ago.

President Obama delivers his 2020 DNC speech in support of Joe Biden.
READ: The Full Transcript of President Obama’s DNC 2020 Speech Last Night

President Obama delivered a powerful speech on the third night of the 2020 DNC. In it, he called out President Trump's handling of everything from police brutality to the pandemic, making the case for a Biden-Harris ticket.

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READ: The Full Transcript of Sen. Kamala Harris’ DNC Speech

Making history, Harris officially accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president Wednesday night. Read her full speech below.

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Kamala Harris vs. Mike Pence: Where They Stand on Police Reform

Sen. Harris' platform called for increasing police funding to use toward body cameras, officer wellness, and more.