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VP-elect Kamala Harris to resign US Senate seat on Monday

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Harris will leave the Senate chamber two days before she is inaugurated as US vice president on January 20.
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Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of inauguration as vice president

Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of inauguration as vice president

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday, two days before a historic inauguration where she and President-elect Joe Biden will take over the reins from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
The decision was confirmed by Harris aides, according to The Associated Press .
Harris informed Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom of her decision, which paves the way for the appointment of California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, who the governor nominated in December to fill the remaining two years of Harris's...
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