Tag Archives: Kamala Harris

Pence Calls Kamala Harris For First Time, Offers Help

The New York Times reports: Vice President Mike Pence telephoned Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Thursday to congratulate her and offer his belated assistance — filling a leadership role all but abdicated by President Trump, who is planning to fly out of the capital shortly before Joseph R. Biden Jr. is sworn in next week. The Pence-Harris conversation, relayed by two …

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CA Sec. Of State Alex Padilla To Succeed Kamala Harris

CNN reports: Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ Senate seat on Tuesday, choosing the first Latino in state history for the role. “His appointment will make history. But the @AlexPadilla4CA I know is far more interested in changing history — especially for the working men and women of our state …

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TODAY: Electors Meet To Formally Select Joe Biden

The Associated Press reports: Presidential electors are meeting across the United States on Monday to formally choose Joe Biden as the nation’s next president. Monday is the day set by law for the meeting of the Electoral College. In reality, electors meet in all 50 states and the District of Columbia to cast their ballots. The results will be sent …

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Biden And Harris Are Time’s Persons Of The Year

NPR reports: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris defeated Donald Trump twice this year: Once at the polls and again for Time’s ‘Person of the Year.’ Time’s choice to name Biden and Harris over Trump, who was also shortlisted, marks the first time a president-elect and vice president-elect have appeared together on a Person of the Year cover. Harris is also …

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Biden And Harris To Receive First Intel Briefing Today

The Washington Post reports: Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris on Monday are scheduled to receive their national intelligence briefing, known as the Presidential Daily Brief, as they push forward with formally announcing key members of the administration, including an economic team. The briefings are among the activities that were delayed by the refusal of the Trump administration to …

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Nevada Supreme Court Makes Biden/Harris Win Official

The Associated Press reports: The Nevada Supreme Court made Joe Biden’s win in the state official on Tuesday, approving the state’s final canvass of the Nov. 3 election. The unanimous action by the seven nonpartisan justices sends to Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak results that will deliver six electoral votes from the western U.S. battleground state to Biden. The court action …

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CA Gov Under Pressure Campaign On Harris Successor

Politico reports: As speculation grows that Gov. Gavin Newsom is leaning toward California elections chief Alex Padilla to fill the U.S. Senate seat of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, a crowd of top Democratic donors and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown are launching an aggressive campaign to argue that another woman of color should fill that seat instead. Brown, the …

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LIVE VIDEO: Biden And Harris Speak On Transition

ABC News reports: President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are scheduled to deliver remarks Thursday afternoon, following a meeting with the National Governors Association’s Executive Committee. Biden and Harris met with the executive committee, comprised of both Democratic and Republican representatives, to discuss the new administration’s transition into the White House amid the unprecedented (and worsening) coronavirus pandemic.

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LIVE VIDEO: Biden Speaks On Economy And Vaccines

CBS News reports: President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are meeting Monday with the heads of major companies and labor unions to discuss the incoming administration’s economic agenda, the Biden transition office said. The president-elect will deliver remarks on the economy following a remote briefing in Wilmington, Delaware, which comes as the stock market is surging on news …

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China Congratulates Joe Biden As President-Elect

The Associated Press reports: China on Friday became one of the last major countries to congratulate U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, who is expected to make few changes to U.S. policy in conflicts with Beijing over trade, technology and security. China, along with Russia, avoided joining the throng that congratulated Biden last weekend after he and vice presidential running mate Kamala …

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CA Gov Eyes Shortlist Of Potential Senate Appointees

Politico reports: Launching Kamala Harris into the White House as vice president come January has officially kicked off one of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s biggest political decisions: appointing California’s next U.S. senator. Many Newsom insiders insist that the governor wants to make a historic choice, making Secretary of State Alex Padilla a leading contender. If picked, Padilla, a longtime Newsom supporter, …

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Biden Pleads For Unity In Acceptance Speech [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Joe Biden used his first national address as president-elect to vow to heal a deeply divided nation, declaring it was time to “let this grim era of demonization in America begin to end” and reaching out to the millions of people who voted against him to say, “Let’s give each other a chance.” His calls for …

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LIVE VIDEO: Biden And Harris Give Victory Speech

Deadline reports: President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will give his acceptance speech Saturday night at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, capping a tumultuous election week that hit its apex Saturday. That’s when Pennsylvania was called for the Democratic challenger, pushing him past the 270 electoral vote threshold to overtake President Donald Trump. As they have done all …

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LIVE VIDEO: Biden And Harris Address Election Status

Politico reports: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden plans to deliver a prime-time speech Friday evening as he stands on the cusp of winning the White House. The former vice president’s plan to deliver a speech was confirmed by an aide to his campaign. The White House contest remains uncalled but Biden currently holds leads over President Donald Trump in several …

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Biden And Harris To “Barnstorm” PA In Final Days

The Washington Post reports: Biden plans a heavy focus in the closing days of the race on the battleground state of Pennsylvania, as he seeks to hold on to a lead in a state that Trump narrowly carried four years ago. The campaign announced that Biden will travel to Philadelphia on Sunday to deliver a speech on “the crises facing …

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Harris To Campaign In TX, Trump Reportedly Will Not

The Texas Tribune reports: Kamala Harris, Joe Biden’s running mate and the California U.S. senator, will be visiting Texas on Friday, according to an email Biden’s campaign sent to Democratic lawmakers in Texas on Sunday. “Allow me to provide as a courtesy, the below in person travel notification for Sen. Kamala Harris which will be publicly released momentarily,” the email …

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Trump Tells FL Rally Crowd That America Will Never Have A Socialist President But “Especially Any Female”

CBS News reports: At his rally in the retirement community The Villages, Mr. Trump repeated his pleas to women to “love” him, which he says he’s “kidding” about, but polls show him far behind Biden among women. “Please please love me, suburban woman, I want you to love me,” the president told the crowd. Moments later, he said the U.S. …

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Harris Suspends Travel After Two Aides Test Positive

The Associated Press reports: Joe Biden’s presidential campaign said Thursday that vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris will suspend in-person events until Monday after two people associated with the campaign tested positive for coronavirus. The campaign said Biden had no exposure, though he and Harris spent several hours campaigning together in Arizona on Oct. 8. Harris was scheduled to travel Thursday …

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Dems Raked In $15 Million In Hours After VP Debate

Forbes reports: In the latest fundraising boost for team blue, Democrats raised $15 million in just over 12 hours after the start of Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate—a sign that Sen. Kamala Harris’ (D-Calif.) performance against Vice President Mike Pence resonated with at least some viewers. Putting Harris on the ticket as Biden’s vice presidential pick has already proven lucrative …

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Buttigieg Drops Truth Bomb On Fox: Why Does Pence Want To Run With Someone Caught With A Porn Star?

Last night Fox News hosts tried to corner Pete Buttigieg on policy differences between Kamala Harris and Joe Biden. It did not go well. “Well, there’s a classic parlor game of trying to find a little bit of daylight between running mates,” Buttigieg replied. “If people want to play that game, we could look into why an evangelical Christian like …

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