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Kamala Harris

  1. life after roe
    Abortion-Rights Fight Finally Gives Kamala Harris a Chance to LeadAfter being assigned several no-win tasks, the veep is emerging as the White House’s biggest champion on the crucial issue of reproductive rights.
  2. the inside game
    The Kamala ConundrumThe Democrats’ leader-in-waiting is unpopular, derided by donors, and here to stay.
  3. early and often
    President Biden’s Weirdest White House Habits“Executive time” and the Diet Coke button are gone, but Biden keeps the White House weird with his secret Peloton, Gatorades, and “fexting.”
  4. coronavirus
    Kamala Harris Tests Positive for COVIDA spokesperson says Biden was not recently a “close contact.”
  5. politics
    Trump Incoherently Attacks Electoral Count Act ReformTrump’s argument against fixing the statute contradicts his own legal team. His decision to weigh in may still hurt reform efforts.
  6. politics
    Nikki Haley’s Shameless Walk on the Trump TightropeHer startling call for Biden to “step down” was clearly an attempt to atone for crossing Trump. But she may need her dignity someday.
  7. election coup
    The Election Law Central to January 6 Might Actually Get FixedBoth Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy are “open” to reform of the Electoral Count Act.
  8. voting rights
    Biden Talks Loudly About Voting-Rights Bills, But Has No Big Stick to Enact ThemThe president’s Tuesday commitment to filibuster reform is welcome, but it may not matter if he cannot do something to sway Manchin and Sinema.
  9. politics
    Biden Says Trump Held ‘Dagger at the Throat’ of Democracy on January 6Biden marked the anniversary with a fiery speech denouncing Trump for spreading a “web of lies” because he couldn’t accept his election loss.
  10. vision 2024
    Republicans Are Too Afraid of Trump to Fix Election LawsProminent liberals and conservatives favor reform to a statute that helped produce chaos on January 6. But Congress won’t budge.
  11. politics
    For Pete’s Sake, Stop the Presidential Buzz About ButtigiegThe secretary of Transportation has plenty of fish to fry without constant speculation that antagonizes Kamala Harris supporters to no good end.
  12. feminism?
    Introducing President Kamala HarrisWe briefly had our first woman president thanks to … a colonoscopy.
  13. vision 2024
    If Biden Retires in 2024, Kamala Harris Will Be the Democratic NomineeFor all the negative punditry about the veep lately, don’t underestimate all the advantages she’ll have if Biden gives way to her.
  14. politics
    Biden Signs Infrastructure Bill, Hoping to Build On His WinThe president and his party finally have some good news, and they want to make sure everyone hears it.
  15. politics
    Much Ado About KamalaMultiple reports suggest Harris is having trouble finding a role in the administration or setting herself above the competition for the next primary.
  16. politics
    January 6 Committee May Finally Spur Electoral Count Act FixIf House Democrats move to fix the flawed procedures for confirming elections, Republicans may be compelled to go along or devise their own reforms.
  17. politics
    Kamala Harris Shouldn’t Have to Save the 2024 ElectionIf Congress fixes the Electoral Count Act now, it could reduce the odds of the vice president needing to assert powers she may not really have.
  18. unreal
    The View’s COVID Chaos ContinuesLast week, two hosts tested positive for COVID mid-show — but it turns out their tests were inaccurate.
  19. politics
    No, Gavin Newsom Isn’t Going to Sprint to the White HouseThe California governor deserves a lot of credit for crushing the recall. But he wouldn’t have been in such a jam without his own perceived arrogance.
  20. impeachment
    Will Republicans Try to Impeach Biden Over Afghanistan?Kevin McCarthy would like to keep his powder dry, but the MAGA folk are restless.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. politics
    Biden Will Run a Very Un-Waspy GovernmentWomen, Blacks, Latinos, Catholics, and Jews: This ain’t your grandfather’s Cabinet.
  37. inauguration day
    Return to Normalcy With Some Bernie Sanders MemesThe only man who dresses for January, ladies and gentlemen.
  38. we did it joe
    Jennifer Lopez Slips ‘Let’s Get Loud’ Into Her Biden Inauguration PerformanceA new era indeed.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. impeachment
    Who Will Be in Charge of Trump’s Impeachment Trial?Why it may not be Chief Justice John Roberts this time around.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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