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Kamala Harris

  1. impeachment
    Will Republicans Try to Impeach Biden Over Afghanistan?Kevin McCarthy would like to keep his powder dry, but the MAGA folk are restless.
  2. explainer
    Yes, Gavin Newsom Could Lose the California Recall to a RepublicanHow voter complacency, GOP enthusiasm, and Democrats’ risky messaging could hand the California governorship to the GOP in September.
  3. kamala harris
    Is Kamala Harris’s Popularity Level a Problem for Democrats?Much of the claim that Harris is deeply and increasingly unpopular doesn’t bear scrutiny, particularly coming from fans of less popular Republicans.
  4. congress
    Bill Aims to Keep Trump From Becoming House SpeakerDemocrats could bar Trump and other nonmembers from serving as Speaker, but they may not want to draw attention to the zany proposal.
  5. voting rights
    Kamala Harris Unveils Another Fallback Strategy for Voting RightsGetting voters to the polls despite hostile state laws is a valuable Plan B for voting rights, not a mere a gesture after failure in Congress.
  6. veep
    President Biden Isn’t Making Life Easy for Kamala HarrisThe vice-president is the presumed front-runner to someday succeed Biden. He might want to start giving her less impossible assignments.
  7. politics
    Biden Vows to Renew Voting Rights Push in Speech Commemorating Tulsa MassacreAt the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa massacre, Biden announced that Kamala Harris would lead the effort to secure a new Voting Rights Act.
  8. joe biden
    Republicans Can’t Decide Which ‘Uncle Joe’ to AttackIs the president a senile puppet? Or a ruthless leftist? While Republicans try to decide, Biden is eating their lunch.
  9. politics
    Iowa and New Hampshire Won’t Be Knocked Out of FirstDespite constant complaints, the difficulty of changing the primary and caucus calendar will likely keep the early states in place for 2024.
  10. 2022 midterms
    Democrats Have a Good Chance of Holding the Senate in 2022With the Judiciary on the line, the Senate landscape favors Democrats in the next midterms.
  11. immigration
    Biden Puts Harris in Charge of Diplomatic Effort to Curtail MigrationThe vice-president will be in contact with leaders in Central America to address the “root causes” of migration to the U.S.
  12. biden cabinet
    Becerra Confirmed as HHS Secretary in Closest Vote YetThe California attorney general drew special Republican heat for antagonizing anti-abortion activists and for challenging Donald Trump in court.
  13. covid-19 stimulus
    Senate Likely to Vote on COVID-19 Stimulus Package This WeekendDemocrats are already accepting changes in the bill to preempt Republican amendments, and Sanders’s minimum wage bid has already been defeated.
  14. impeachment trial
    Democrats Walk Back Witness Demand, Senate Moves Toward Acquittal of TrumpApparently Democrats decided ending the trial today had more value than a big fight over witnesses.
  15. impeachment
    Trump’s Defense for Inciting the Mob: Everybody’s Fighting!A video of Democrats saying the words fight or fighting was put together by his lawyers, likely for Trump’s entertainment.
  16. abortion
    Can Biden and Democrats Protect Abortion Rights From Trump’s Judges?The worst was averted when Trump lost and Democrats won control of the Senate. But an anti-abortion majority on the Supreme Court could strike soon.
  17. politics
    Biden Will Run a Very Un-Waspy GovernmentWomen, Blacks, Latinos, Catholics, and Jews: This ain’t your grandfather’s Cabinet.
  18. inauguration day
    Return to Normalcy With Some Bernie Sanders MemesThe only man who dresses for January, ladies and gentlemen.
  19. we did it joe
    Jennifer Lopez Slips ‘Let’s Get Loud’ Into Her Biden Inauguration PerformanceA new era indeed.
  20. inauguration day
    Watch Lady Gaga Perform the National Anthem at the Biden InaugurationObama, Biden, Bush, and more attended a one-song Lady Gaga concert today.
  21. 2021 inauguration
    Our Vice President Is a Black WomanToday, Kamala Harris, who is Black and South Asian, became the first woman to ascend to the nation’s second highest office.
  22. biden inauguration
    Trump Is the First President in 152 Years to Skip Successor’s InaugurationAnother one-term impeached president, Andrew Johnson, snubbed Ulysses S. Grant.
  23. impeachment trial
    Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial Will Be a Democratic ProductionThe question of whether a former president can be tried and then banned from future office will hang over Trump’s second trial from the get-go.
  24. impeachment
    Who Will Be in Charge of Trump’s Impeachment Trial?Why it may not be Chief Justice John Roberts this time around.
  25. california
    Alex Padilla Will Now Be California’s First Latino SenatorPadilla, who will fill Kamala Harris’s seat until 2022, will also be the second-youngest Democrat in the Senate.
  26. vision 2020
    Biden’s Vote Lead Over Trump Now More than 7 MillionHe’s blown-away his old boss Barack Obama’s performance, which was the best for a Democratic presidential candidate since LBJ.
  27. 2020 elections
    Republicans Claw Back 4 California Congressional SeatsIt wasn’t a good election for California Republicans otherwise, but they did regain ground in the U.S. House.
  28. politics
    We’ll Soon Be Rid of Steve King — But Not His DemagogueryThe outgoing Republican congressman’s questioning of Kamala Harris’s ancestry shows his racist impulses have not been blunted — nor have his party’s.
  29. democrats in disarray
    The Election Should Reduce, Not Increase, Democratic InfightingGiven the likely balance of power in the Senate, there’s less for party to fight about than it expected.
  30. vision 2020
    Was Joe Biden the Most Electable Democrat After All?We’ll never know if one of Biden’s rivals might have done better in 2020. But his narrow win suggests Democrats need to build a stronger coalition.
  31. the president-elect
    What Is Biden Planning for Day One of His Administration?His immediate priorities will be to overturn Trump’s ugliest executive actions, while enacting his own to provide COVID relief without legislation.
  32. politics
    Our First Female Vice-President-ElectKamala Harris will also be the first Black woman and the first person of South Asian descent to assume the title.
  33. racism
    GOP Senator David Perdue Deliberately Butchers ‘Kamala’ at Georgia Trump RallyHis reelection campaign later tried to claim that Perdue referring to Harris as “Kamamboamamla” was an innocent, not-at-all race-baiting mistake.
  34. vision 2020
    Trump’s Comeback Strategy: Deliver Same Old Message, But LouderThe president’s campaign is in trouble, but he can’t seem to think of anything other than yelling at swing voters and demonizing Democrats even more.
  35. last night on late night
    Joe Biden and Herman Cain Have a Turf War Over Mike Pence’s ScalpIn this week’s SNL cold open.
  36. authoritarianism
    Mike Lee Opposes Democracy — But Supports Rule by ‘The People’Like other Republicans, Lee’s view on whether “government by the people” is desirable depends on who counts as “the people.”
  37. vision 2020
    Pence Won’t Own Up to His Anti-Abortion CrusadeIf we know nothing else about the vice-president, it’s that he is devoted to the most extreme position on abortion policy available.
  38. vision 2020
    Trump Calls Kamala Harris a ‘Monster’In an appearance on Fox Business, the amped-up president also called for the arrest of his political opponents.
  39. 2020 vice-presidential debate
    No One Won the Pence-Harris Debate. But Trump Lost.The jarringly normal debate drove home how much worse Trump is at politics than his “generic Republican” running mate.
  40. 2020 vice-presidential debate
    The VP Debate Was a Reminder That This Election Is All About TrumpIn an untraditional election year, Mike Pence vs. Kamala Harris felt very much like a traditional undercard.
  41. anonymous
    ‘Smoked Her.’ GOP Insiders Texted Me Their Honest Feelings on the VP Debate.Republicans got relief from Donald Trump’s disastrous week in the form of Mike Pence.
  42. vision 2020
    Pence Failed at His One Debate Job: Shifting the Focus From COVID-19After the VP debate, the campaign still revolves around COVID-19 spreading through the White House and Trump’s terrible pandemic response.
  43. vice-presidential debate
    Highlights From the 2020 Vice-Presidential DebateIt was a far more orderly affair than last week’s debacle, Harris hammered Pence on the White House pandemic response, and there was a fly.
  44. vision 2020
    Pandemic-Theater Plexiglass Barrier Will Separate Both VP Candidates After AllAfter days of negotiation, Mike Pence and Kamala Harris have settled on a questionable virus-fighting solution for their debate on Wednesday.
  45. vision 2020
    Harris and Pence Represent Two Different AmericasEven more than Trump and Biden, the California liberal and conservative Evangelical answer to wildly disparate constituencies.
  46. early and often
    Every Day Kamala Harris’s Vice-Presidency Gets a Little Bit BiggerIt’s looking more and more like she is poised to wield a whole new kind of influence as second-in-command.
  47. vision 2020
    Pelosi Makes Plans for House Election of PresidentIf the Electoral College is deadlocked, the House will elect the next president under a scenario favoring Republicans that Pelosi will try to reverse.
  48. vision 2020
    Democrats Are All But Resigned to the Supreme Court’s Hard-Right Turn“The ACA could be overturned by Trump’s Supreme Court the week after the election, in the middle of a pandemic. There’s no good answer.”
  49. vision 2020
    Vice-Presidential Debate Moderator Hosted Party Honoring Pence ProtégéIn D.C., journalists and the powerful people they cover are often friends. Is that a problem when it comes to moderating a high-stakes debate?
  50. vision 2020
    The 48-Year Journey of Joe Biden’s Democratic PartyAt the moment he accepts the nomination, Biden and his party have evolved into a proud force for diversity and progressivism.
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