For 85 minutes, Kamala Harris was the only woman, Asian American in US history to hold presidential power
Vice President Kamala Harris made history once again by becoming the first woman and Asian American to gain presidential power after President Joe Biden underwent a routine colonoscopy on Friday morning, according to the White House.
Transfer of power: Harris, the first Black and South Asian vice president of the United States, became the commander in chief for nearly an hour and a half.
A former nurse in Florida is facing a five-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to harassing Vice President Kamala Harris with threatening videos.
Admission of guilt: On Friday, 39-year-old Niviane Petit Phelps confessed in Miami federal court to six counts of making threats against Harris, reported Miami Herald.
Vice President Kamala Harris finally arrived in Vietnam after being delayed due to reports of the so-called “Havana Syndrome” in Hanoi.
What happened: Harris was in Singapore when her team received a report of two possible cases of Havana Syndrome in Vietnam, her next destination during her trip across Asia, according to The Guardian.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris met with leaders and representatives from the Asian American (AA), Native Hawaiian (NH) and Pacific Islander (PI) communities on Thursday to discuss the surge in hate incidents.
Follow-up meeting: Biden and Harris convened with the leaders in March, following the Atlanta spa shooting that took the lives of six Asian women and two others, KHON2 reported.
Ross Butler and Lana Condor sat down with Vice President Kamala Harris to encourage people to get vaccinated.
“Every Shot Matters”: Harris met up with the two stars during a recent trip to Atlanta to discuss the importance of vaccinations, according to Popsugar.
Residents of Kamala Harris’ ancestral village are celebrating with firecrackers and food as she is sworn into office as vice president of the United States.
The story: According to the Associated Press, Thulasendrapuram, a village in Tamil Nadu, India, beamed with a festive atmosphere during Harris’ inauguration as U.S. vice president on Wednesday.
For its February issue, Vogue features Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on its cover, drawing criticism for the cover’s “washed out” look.
The controversy: According to CNN, the leaked image of the fashion publication’s cover circulated online on Sunday, prompting many disappointed reactions from users on social media.
Indian Americans are celebrating the historic win of Kamala Harris as the first female, first Black and first vice president of South Asian descent after major news outlets called the winners on Saturday.
thinking about Shyamala and all the Indian moms out there feeling the emotions my mom is feeling right now; to vote for, and elect, someone who was raised around the same food, the same discipline, the same culture. pic.twitter.com/g7wp0D3Qs1
Twitter users called out Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal for mixing up the name of a traditional Indian dish she cooked in honor of vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris.
The 55-year-old representative for Washington’s seventh district tweeted the night before the election in an effort to boost Harris’ support as she runs for vice president alongside Joe Biden, according to South China Morning Post.
Editor’s Note: Grace Meng and Judy Chu are elected Democratic politicians in the U.S. House of Representatives. The views expressed in this piece are solely their own.
Words matter. And a president’s words matter even more. That’s why it is critical that we elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, who use their words to unify and inspire us to be our best selves.
Many Twitter users are giving support to Kamala Harris after Georgia Republican Senator David Perdue made fun of her first name during a rally last Friday in Macon.
Not-so-classy move: Perdue was speaking ahead of President Donald Trump’s arrival at the Macon rally last week when he mispronounced Harris’ name in a mocking manner, according to CNN.
Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris named 32-year-old Sabrina Singh as press secretary for her campaign.