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Kamala Harris

United States Senator; 2020 Democratic vice presidential nominee

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Kamala Harris: United States Senator; 2020 Democratic vice presidential nominee
Kamala Devi Harris is an American politician and attorney who has served as the junior United States senator from California since 2017. She is the Democratic vice presidential nominee for the 2020 election.

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Biden, Harris attack Trump ahead of RNC speech [Video]

Biden, Harris attack Trump ahead of RNC speech

[NFA] Ahead of President Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, the Democratic nominee for vice president, argued that Trump "failed..

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'My heart goes out to the Blake family' -Harris [Video]

'My heart goes out to the Blake family' -Harris

Ahead of President Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, the Democratic nominee for vice president, praised the family of Jacob Blake, a..

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Trump was 'petty and vindictive' in COVID-19 response -Harris [Video]

Trump was 'petty and vindictive' in COVID-19 response -Harris

Ahead of President Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, the Democratic nominee for vice president, argued that Trump 'failed miserably' in..

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Highlights: Night 3 of the Democratic National Convention [Video]

Highlights: Night 3 of the Democratic National Convention

Sen. Kamala Harris became the first Black and South Asian woman to accept the Democratic nomination for vice president

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Harris accepts VP nomination, while Obama takes aim at Trump record [Video]

Harris accepts VP nomination, while Obama takes aim at Trump record

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Kamala Harris accepts VP nod, making history [Video]

Kamala Harris accepts VP nod, making history

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president on Wednesday, in a night that also saw speeches from political powerhouses Hillary Clinton, the 2016 Democratic..

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Kamala Harris blasts 'chaos and incompetence' of Donald Trump's presidency [Video]

Kamala Harris blasts 'chaos and incompetence' of Donald Trump's presidency

Kamala Harris accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president, promisingshe and Joe Biden will rejuvenate a country ravaged by a pandemic and riven byracial and partisan divides. The California..

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Harris accepts vice presidential nod [Video]

Harris accepts vice presidential nod

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president on Wednesday, making history as the first Black woman and Asian-American on a major U.S. presidential ticket.

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Kamala Harris Speaks On Her Background At DNC [Video]

Kamala Harris Speaks On Her Background At DNC

Sen. Amy Klobuchar previews tonight's history-making VP speech by Kamala Harris. 'Every little girl and boy in America, especially African Americans, Indian Americans, they're going to look at that..

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'Kamala Harris, for the people' [Video]

'Kamala Harris, for the people'

In her historic first speech after becoming the first Black woman on a major-party presidential ticket, Kamala Harris spoke of the those on whose shoulders she stands, from the late Shirley Chisholm -..

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Clinton: This isn't a 'woulda, coulda, shoulda' election [Video]

Clinton: This isn't a 'woulda, coulda, shoulda' election

2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Wednesday urged Americans to vote in droves this November and said, "Don't forget, Joe and Kamala can win by three million votes, and still..

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'When we vote, things change': Harris [Video]

'When we vote, things change': Harris

Senator Kamala Harris kicked off night three of the Democratic National Convention by talking about the obstacles to voting and offering viewers a number to text to help them get a "voting plan."

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Watch: Special prayers performed in Rameswaram temple for Kamala Harris [Video]

Watch: Special prayers performed in Rameswaram temple for Kamala Harris

Special prayers were performed in TN’s Rameswaram for Kamala Harris' win in US Elections 2020. Harris is the democratic vice-president nominee in upcoming elections. Harris was born to an Indian..

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McGowan Slams Kamala Harris [Video]

McGowan Slams Kamala Harris

Rose McGowan has attacked Democratic VP candidate Kamala Harris. McGowan said Harris once accepting a donation from disgraced Hollywood tycoon Harvey Weinstein. “Did you return the money Weinstein..

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Special prayers performed for Kamala Harris in Rameswaram [Video]

Special prayers performed for Kamala Harris in Rameswaram

Special prayers were performed in Rameswaram for Kamala Harris, democratic vice presidential nominee. Worship is being done for her victory in the upcoming US elections. Earlier, posters of Kamala..

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Prayers and banners in India for Kamala Harris [Video]

Prayers and banners in India for Kamala Harris

Painaganadu village residents in Mannargudi region of India's southern Tamil Nadu state put up banners of Kamala Harris talking about her achievements, her roots in the village and wishing her the best..

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Watch why this Tamil Nadu village is adorned with posters of Kamala Harris [Video]

Watch why this Tamil Nadu village is adorned with posters of Kamala Harris

Posters of Kamala Harris have been up in Trichy, Tamil Nadu, days after she was nominated as the Vice Presidential nominee of the Democratic Party. The posters which wish her success have been put up..

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Whitmer: Unlike Trump, Biden will 'lead by example' [Video]

Whitmer: Unlike Trump, Biden will 'lead by example'

On day one of the virtual Democratic National Convention Monday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer slammed President Donald Trump for not doing enough to slow the spread of the coronavirus and said a..

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US Vice President candidate Kamala Harris' posters pop up in Tamil Nadu [Video]

US Vice President candidate Kamala Harris' posters pop up in Tamil Nadu

Poster of Kamala Harris were erected in her native place on August 18 ahead her nomination as presumptive Democratic vice president. Posters have pictures of Harris with a text in Tamilian script...

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Trump Boosts Alt-Right With Birther Attack On Biden's VP Pick Harris [Video]

Trump Boosts Alt-Right With Birther Attack On Biden's VP Pick Harris

President Donald Trump has signalled the theme of his 2020 bid for reelection: racism. CNN reports Trump this week raised a false and racist conspiracy theory about Joe Biden's running mate, California..

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A quote from President Trump about taking guns and due process has been falsely attributed to Kamala Harris in memes online. The claim is false.
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'Get to work:' Douglas Emhoff, Kamala Harris' husband, vies to be the first Second Gentleman

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Harris gets a look at California wildfire damage

Touring wildfire damage Tuesday in her home state, California Sen. Kamala Harris said "ideology should not kick in" when responding to wildfires and the climate crisis, a veiled criticism of President..
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In California: Harris and Newsom visit Creek Fire; state's COVID-19 rate reaches new low

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Hillary Clinton acknowledges Kamala Harris will face a sexist ‘double standard’ in her debate with Mike Pence.


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How Kamala Harris’s Immigrant Parents Found a Home, and Each Other, in a Black Study Group

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President Trump pushes back on recordings about downplaying coronavirus: "I didn't lie"

President Trump is denying that he lied about COVID-19 to the public, despite being heard on recordings obtained by the Washington Post admitting the severity of the virus. His political opponents,..
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Energized by Kamala Harris, South Asian voters may head to the polls in larger numbers

Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial ethnic group that can vote, and Indian Americans are the second-largest immigrant group in the country.
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Democratic political consultant and commentator Paul Begala joins Major to break down Joe Biden's Veepstakes winner: Senator Kamala Harris. Begala and Major also talk about the differences in campaign..
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Will Doug Emhoff’s Legal Career Be an Issue for the Biden-Harris Ticket?

Mr. Emhoff, the husband of Senator Kamala Harris, has a long record as a litigator at two of the nation’s top firms, posing potential conflicts that could draw scrutiny from both Republicans liberal..
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Pence and Harris vied for Wisconsin, a pivotal state in the 2020 race.


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Trump lashes out at Biden and Harris and chides a reporter for wearing a mask.


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Eye Opener: Dozens of wildfires threaten the West

Authorities called the situation in California "life-threatening," as dozens of wildfires continue to burn. Also, President Trump is accusing Joe Biden and Kamala Harris of being anti-science after..
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Kamala Harris Visits Wisconsin

Harris and Pence come to Wisconsin bearing two very different messages, while Biden and Trump accuse each other of politicizing the virus.
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Here's the latest for Tuesday September 8th; Trump says Pentagon leaders oppose his efforts to end wars; Harris says she would trust coronavirus vaccine if scientists approve it; California fires set..
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Kamala Harris meets with Jacob Blake's family in Wisconsin

"They're carrying the weight of a lot of voices on their shoulders," Harris said
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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris campaign in key battleground states

On Monday, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden met with labor union members in Pennsylvania, and while campaigning in Wisconsin, vice presidential hopeful Kamala Harris met with the family of..
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What to watch for as Harris and Pence visit Wisconsin.


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'We do have two systems of justice in America': Kamala Harris says Barr, Trump in 'different reality' on race

Harris qualified her previous call for the officer in Jacob Blake's shooting to be charged, conceding she is "not in full possession of the facts."
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Harris won't say if she would take a COVID-19 vaccine

In an interview, the Democratic vice presidential nominee did not say whether she would take an approved COVID-19 vaccine distributed before the election.
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Top Biden Advisers Preview Fall Election Strategy

In a wide-ranging briefing less than two months before Election Day, Joe Biden’s team said that he and Kamala Harris would be ramping up in-person activities and travel.
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Overlooked No More: Before Kamala Harris, There Was Charlotta Bass

She was the first Black woman to run for vice president, in 1952. She was also a pioneering journalist.
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Why sample ballots in South Carolina didn't list Joe Biden as a presidential candidate

The South Carolina sample ballots did not include the Democratic ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris until reporters started asking questions.
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After Democratic debate's first night shows divisions, what's expected for the second night?

Former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris will take the stage for the second night of the second Democratic presidential primary debate. CBS News chief Washington correspondent..
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Kamala Harris' message to immigrants: "We as a nation are better than this"

As President Trump threatens to conduct nationwide immigration raids, lawmakers are scrambling to respond. California Sen. Kamala Harris, who is running to be the Democratic nominee for president,..
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What's next for Kamala Harris after her unexpected exit from the Democratic presidential primary?

Senator Kamala Harris is the latest candidate to drop out of the race for the White House in 2020. The California Democrat was an early favorite but then failed to capitalize on big moments during the..
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Joe Biden and joint fundraising committees raise over $300M in August

The massive cash haul flooded in last month as Biden announced his running mate, Kamala Harris, and accepted his party's nomination in the first ever virtual Democratic National Convention.
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Biden-Harris campaign launches merch for 'Animal Crossing'

The Joe Biden-Kamala Harris campaign launched online merchandise Tuesday on the Nintendo game "Animal Crossing: New Horizons."
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In new video, Biden and Harris tackle handling of pandemic

In the 15-minute campaign video first seen by CBS News, Biden and Harris discuss Trump's handling of COVID-19 and their desire to expand voting rights.
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Brandy and Monica started off their Verzuz rap battle with a very important message from a very special surprise guest ... Kamala Harris!!! Joe Biden's running mate showed up at the start of Brandy and..
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Jacob Blake's Dad Says Speaking to Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Felt Like Family

Jacob Blake's dad says he spoke to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for a full hour and he found it comforting because it felt like he was talking to family. Blake's father, who's also named Jacob, says he..
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Donald Trump's name-calling is an effective page from Joe McCarthy's bully playbook

Trump is borrowing from Low Blow Joe to dream up mocking handles for Biden and Harris. It worked in 2016, from 'Low Energy Jeb' to 'Crooked Hillary.'
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Kamala Harris vows to stand with the protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin

In her first solo speech as the Democratic vice presidential nominee, Senator Kamala Harris vowed to stand with the protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, as many in the country reel from the police..
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Harris steps up Trump attacks before RNC speech

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris stepped up their criticism of President Donald Trump on Thursday, saying he's rooting for violence amid unrest in Wisconsin and blasting him for a lack of leadership on the..
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Harris pounds Trump on response to pandemic

Kamala Harris stepped up her criticism of President Donald Trump on Thursday, blasting him for a lack of leadership on the coronavirus pandemic. (Aug. 27)  
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Harris says she stands with protesters on racial equality

She also ripped into the president for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Significance of Kamala Harris' ties to historically Black universities and sororities

Joe Biden's choice of Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate is shining a new light on historically Black colleges and universities and Black sororities. Glenda Baskin Glover, the president of..
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Stacy Brown-Philpot, TaskRabbit's outgoing CEO, on being Black in Silicon Valley after George Floyd

Stacy Brown-Philpot, outgoing CEO of TaskRabbit and one of tech's most prominent Black women leaders, talks George Floyd, Kamala Harris and racism.
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Kamala Harris vows support for Israel and protection against Iran

Sen. Kamala Harris told a virtual fundraiser Wednesday that a Joe Biden administration would offer unwavering support for Israel.
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Biden and Harris, in their first interview, dismiss questions about their differences.


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I watched the Democratic convention without a Republican lens and found an embrace of justice and diversity. Trump's convention will be a contrast.
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California politicians are jockeying to be appointed to Kamala Harris' Senate seat if the Biden-Harris ticket wins in November. Whoever Governor Gavin Newsom picks will not have to run for election..
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'Work harder than everyone': Kamala Harris' background resonates with other women of color making history

They worked harder than others and were still underestimated. Trailblazing women of color see themselves in Kamala Harris.
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