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Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in US politics

1 month ago   |   By WLKY

The former California senator took the oath of office Wednesday, making her the first female vice president in the nation's history, as well as the first Black woman and first person of South Asian descent to hold the position.
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Kamala Harris sworn in as nation's first female vice president

Kamala Harris sworn in as nation's first female vice president

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Vice President Kamala Harris took her oath of office Wednesday morning, cementing her status as both the first woman and person of color to hold the nation's second-highest office.
Harris was sworn in on a pair of Bibles, one of which was previously owned by Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall - the first African-American to ever serve on the high court.
She will quickly return to the Senate, where she represented California for the past four years, both to participate in the swearing in of Georgia's two new Democratic senators and to begin serving as the tie-breaking vote in the...
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Kamala Harris is now vice president. And America's sons will be made better for it

Kamala Harris is now vice president. And America's sons will be made better for it

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

A Black, Southeast Asian woman is now the second-most powerful person in the world. And our sons will be made better for it.
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Why was purple significant at the inauguration?

Why was purple significant at the inauguration?

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

Inauguration Day took its place in history with several influential women wearing purple to mark its significance.
Newly sworn-in Vice President Kamala Harris, former first lady Michelle Obama, former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Elizabeth Warren wore the color of bipartisanship.
A look at Michelle Obama at the inauguration. pic.twitter.com/njMP8fXxld - philip lewis January 20, 2021
Made up of a mix of red and blue , the hue was represented as Harris and President-elect Joe Biden officially took their oaths of office Wednesday in Washington, D.C.
The color...
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Finally, A Woman In The White House

Finally, A Woman In The White House

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first woman vice president, with girls around the country watching.
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Kamala Harris Sworn In As Vice President Of The United States

Kamala Harris Sworn In As Vice President Of The United States

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

On a historic Inauguration Day, Joe Biden's running mate becomes the first woman, Black American and Asian American to serve as VP.
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'Testament to our progress': Kamala Harris makes history as first vice president of color

'Testament to our progress': Kamala Harris makes history as first vice president of color

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

Vice President Kamala Harris made history Wednesday as she became the first female vice president and the first vice president of color.
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Kamala Harris Just Made History

Kamala Harris Just Made History

1 month ago   |   By Newser

For more than two centuries, men have occupied our country's top offices. No more. Kamala Harris was on Wednesday sworn in as the first female vice president. The 56-year-old is also the first Black woman and person of South Asian descent to hold the role, reports the AP. She was...
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Kamala Harris Sworn In Using Thurgood Marshall Bible to Honor Personal Hero

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

Vice President Kamala Harris has said that Marshall, the great-grandson of a slave who won a landmark civil-rights case and became the first Black Supreme Court Justice, is a hero of hers.
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Kamala Devi Harris is sworn in as the country's first Black, female, Asian American vice president

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Kamala Harris was sworn in Wednesday as the nation's first female, Black and South Asian American vice president.
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