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4 books on race, immigration, and the American dream Kamala Harris thinks everyone should read

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that Sen. Kamala Harris would be his vice-presidential running mate.
Harris will be the first Black woman to be nominated by any major party for vice president.
She ran for president in 2020 on a platform that included public option for healthcare, universal paid leave, and salary increases for teachers, Business Insider reported.
Harris' worldview has likely been influenced by her upbringing, her education at Howard University and the University of California, and the books she reads.
In a 2016 Facebook post...
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Top political voices react to Biden picking Kamala Harris as running mate

Top political voices react to Biden picking Kamala Harris as running mate

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

Here are what top political voices said following the Tuesday announcement.
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Kamala Harris and Joe Biden beefs: Two times the running mates clashed

Kamala Harris and Joe Biden beefs: Two times the running mates clashed

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Nobody knows better than Joe Biden that his veep pick Kamala Harris can be a pit bull - she regularly went after him while still vying for the top spot on the Democratic presidential ticket. Harris - whom the Democratic presidential candidate picked as his running mate Tuesday - famously pounced on him during a...
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Joe Biden Chooses His Running Mate

Joe Biden Chooses His Running Mate

1 month ago   |   By Newser

The Democratic ticket in November will be Biden-Harris. After months of speculation that Joe Biden was most likely to pick Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, the presumptive Democratic nominee confirmed it Tuesday, the BBC reports. If elected, Harris will become the first female, first Black, and first Asian...
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Former Senator On Why Kamala Harris Might Be Right VP Pick

Former Senator On Why Kamala Harris Might Be Right VP Pick

1 month ago   |   By NPR

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., about why she thinks Sen. Kamala Harris is the right pick as Joe Biden's running mate.
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2020 candidate profile: Kamala Harris , vice presidential hopeful

2020 candidate profile: Kamala Harris , vice presidential hopeful

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

Sen. Kamala Harris, of California, is running mate for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
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Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

1 month ago   |   By News One

The results are in.
Joe Biden has selected California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate in the 2020 election. The presumptive Democratic nominee made the announcement Tuesday afternoon after months and months of speculation.
I have the great honor to announce that I've picked KamalaHarris - a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country's finest public servants - as my running mate.
- Joe Biden August 11, 2020
Biden made Black history - and American history - by making Harris the first African American woman to be chosen to run for the prestigious...
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