Vice President Kamala Harris

VP Kamala Harris Announces Nationwide Economic Opportunity Tour

Officials said the tour builds on Harris’ extensive travel to communities nationwide. Since the beginning of 2024, she has made more than 35 trips to 16 states, engaging with small business owners and entrepreneurs in underserved communities to discuss challenges and opportunities.

Santa Monica Freeway to Open Sunday Evening, Nov. 19, Ahead of Schedule

The stretch of the Santa Monica (10) Freeway in downtown Los Angeles that’s been closed since a Nov. 11 arson fire will reopen in time for Monday, Nov. 20 morning’s commute, with some lanes opening Sunday evening, officials said Nov. 19. Standing on the still-closed freeway, Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass, Gov. Gavin Newsom, Sen. Alex Padilla and Vice President Kamala Harris made the announcement at a morning news conference, praising workers for coming in several days ahead of schedule and hailing the cooperation of government officials at all levels. “This is a great day in our city, and I

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Honors Mayor Karen Bass 

Thousands of Black leaders, freedom fighters, social justice advocates, and elected officials on state and municipal levels convened in Washington, DC for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 52nd Annual Legislative Conference on September 20-24. 

Kamala Harris Leads Tennessee Rally, Backs Ousted Lawmakers

Vice President Kamala Harris made a last-minute trip Friday, April 7, to Tennessee where she called for tougher firearm laws and criticized the Republican-controlled state House, which a day earlier expelled two Black Democratic lawmakers for their role in a protest calling for more gun control following a school shooting in Nashville.

Vice President Kamala Harris Tests Positive for COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, the White House announced, underscoring the persistence of the highly contagious virus even as the U.S. eases restrictions in a bid to return to pre-pandemic normalcy. Harris press secretary Kirsten Allen said neither President Joe Biden nor first lady Jill Biden was considered a “close contact” of Harris in recent days. Harris had been scheduled to attend Biden’s Tuesday morning Presidential Daily Brief but was not present, the White House said. Because of their travel schedules, the last time Harris saw Biden was Monday, April 18. The

Sen. Schumer Says Senate Will Vote on Changes to Filibuster by MLK Day

“The weaponization of rules once meant to short-circuit obstruction have been hijacked to guarantee obstruction. We must ask ourselves: if the right to vote is the cornerstone of our democracy, then how can we in good conscience allow for a situation in which the Republican Party can debate and pass voter suppression laws at the State level with only a simple majority vote, but not allow the United States Senate to do the same? We must adapt,” said Sen. Schumer.

A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand

I listened intently this morning as our 46th President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris addressed the nation from Statuary Hall observing the first anniversary of last year’s insurrection. I found myself reflecting upon the attack on Pearl Harbor that thrusted us into a world war against a tyrannical foreign power.