Stories tagged: "Kamala Harris"


Kamala Harris is sworn in as vice president by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as her husband Doug Emhoff holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)
How VP Kamala Harris Expands the Definition of Who Gets to Hold Power in American Politics

“Folks are going to have to adapt to her rather than her adapting to them."

The group dances in a marching circle, called the AKA International Stroll.  Members of different chapters of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority gather in front of the Massachusetts State House to celebrate Vice President-elect Kamala Harris (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
‘Excellence Is in Our DNA’: Alpha Kappa Alpha Celebrates Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

We talked to Alpha Kappa Alpha members on what their fellow sorority sister's inauguration means to them.

Democrat Joe Biden on a campaign stop in his original hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Biden’s Hometown Preps for Inauguration Party Amid Pandemic

Scranton is trying to celebrate native son Joe Biden's presidential inauguration safely.

President-elect Joe Biden has prioritized working with women and people of color as he transitions into the White House (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Over 40% of Biden’s Transition Team Are People of Color. That Matters.

"My administration's going to look like America," Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden said earlier this year.

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden listens as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris addresses the media about the Trump Administration’s lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act on November 10, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden also answered questions about the process of the transition and how a Biden Administration would work with Republicans. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Justices Signal They Won’t Repeal ACA, Biden Promises to Expand Healthcare Access

"This doesn’t have to be a partisan issue, it’s a human issue,” Biden said. “It affects every single American family, we can’t subvert the growing consensus.”

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.

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Biden to Nation: ‘We’re Looking Ahead to an America That Is Freer and More Just’

Biden delivered a message of unity to the nation, acknowledging the challenges facing the United States and setting out their plan to get to work immediately.