Tag: Kamala Harris

China finally congratulates Joe Biden, Harris for their victory in US election

BEIJING:China on Friday shed its initial hesitation and congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris for their victory in the 2020 US presidential election, saying Beijing respects the choice of the American people. “We have been following reactions on the US elections from both within the US and the international community,” Chinese […]

Kamala Harris becomes first Indian American to win Vice Presidency in US Elections

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON: Kamala Harris made history on Saturday with her election as Joe Biden’s vice president, becoming the first woman, first Black American and first Asian American to win the second highest U.S. office. Harris, 56, is widely seen as an obvious candidate for the Democratic Party nomination in 2024 should Biden, who […]

Donald Trump’s pandemic record in spotlight as Kamala Harris, Mike Pence trade blows at VP debate

By Michael Martina, Joseph Ax SALT LAKE CITY: Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris clashed over the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic during their debate on Wednesday, as the White House struggled to contain an outbreak that has infected President Donald Trump and dozens of others. The policy-heavy, relatively sedate […]

Kamala Harris seeks ends to shutdown, reopening of federal government

By Lalit K Jha WASHINGTON: First Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris, who recently announced her presidential bid for 2020, has sought an end to the unprecedented government shutdown and asked for earliest reopening of the federal government. The Democratic Party leader from California said that the senate will vote on a clean bill to fund the […]

Kamala Harris’ 2020 US presidential bid excites Indian-Americans

By Lalit K Jha WASHINGTON: Kamala Harris’ plunge in the 2020 US presidential race has thrilled the Indian-American community which considers the first Indian-origin Senator’s “groundbreaking” announcement a “proud moment” and a reflection that Indian-Americans have finally arrived at the centre stage of US politics. Harris, 54, officially launched her campaign for the US presidential […]

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