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Kamala Harris, shattering racial and gender barriers, makes history as first woman vice president


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a close up of Kamala Harris wearing a costume: Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) addresses supporters at a drive-in election eve rally on November 2, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Mark Makela/Getty Images)

 

 

 

Our strength lies in our diversity.

 

 

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Sen. Kamala Harris made history three times Friday as the first woman, first Black person and first Asian American to be elected to the vice presidency.

Harris’s election is a breakthrough for the Democratic Party. Her elevation will serve as an inspiration for minority youth around the country. 

“This represents a real sea change in how Black women will be viewed going forward in terms of our electability and our ability to deliver on the promise that is America,” said Rep. Terri Sewell, the first Black woman to represent Alabama in Congress. 

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, a close friend and colleague of Harris’s, said  “This is culturally more powerful than, I think, many really understand — what it’s going to mean for four-plus years to have her daily in all of our lives."

Those who pushed Biden to select Harris described her as a whip-smart, difficult-to-pin-down moderate choice who would not turn off Republican voters looking to defect from President Trump. That characterization did not stop the Trump campaign — and Trump himself — from painting Harris as a socialist, a label she rejects.  

Harris, 56, was born to Donald Harris, an economist and Stanford University professor originally from Jamaica, and Shyamala Gopalan, an Indian immigrant and leading cancer researcher, in Oakland, Calif., in 1964. 

Harris attended law school at the University of California, Hastings, and was hired as deputy district attorney in Alameda County in 1990. She worked her way up the ranks and became the first Black district attorney of San Francisco in 2004. She was elected California attorney general in 2010, and in 2016 won a U.S. Senate seat. She was the first woman, first Black American and first South Asian American to hold the office. 

 Harris will be sworn in alongside President-elect Biden in January. The historic nature of her election makes way for another first: Her husband, entertainment lawyer Douglas Emhoff, will be the first U.S. second gentleman when they take residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory.

 

 

 

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6 hours ago, drvoke said:

 

a close up of Kamala Harris wearing a costume: Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) addresses supporters at a drive-in election eve rally on November 2, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Mark Makela/Getty Images)

 

 

 

Our strength lies in our diversity.

 

 

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/kamala-harris-shattering-racial-and-gender-barriers-makes-history-as-first-woman-vice-president/ar-BB1aN2LS?ocid=msedgntp

(Full article at above link)

 

Sen. Kamala Harris made history three times Friday as the first woman, first Black person and first Asian American to be elected to the vice presidency.

Harris’s election is a breakthrough for the Democratic Party. Her elevation will serve as an inspiration for minority youth around the country. 

“This represents a real sea change in how Black women will be viewed going forward in terms of our electability and our ability to deliver on the promise that is America,” said Rep. Terri Sewell, the first Black woman to represent Alabama in Congress. 

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, a close friend and colleague of Harris’s, said  “This is culturally more powerful than, I think, many really understand — what it’s going to mean for four-plus years to have her daily in all of our lives."

Those who pushed Biden to select Harris described her as a whip-smart, difficult-to-pin-down moderate choice who would not turn off Republican voters looking to defect from President Trump. That characterization did not stop the Trump campaign — and Trump himself — from painting Harris as a socialist, a label she rejects.  

Harris, 56, was born to Donald Harris, an economist and Stanford University professor originally from Jamaica, and Shyamala Gopalan, an Indian immigrant and leading cancer researcher, in Oakland, Calif., in 1964. 

Harris attended law school at the University of California, Hastings, and was hired as deputy district attorney in Alameda County in 1990. She worked her way up the ranks and became the first Black district attorney of San Francisco in 2004. She was elected California attorney general in 2010, and in 2016 won a U.S. Senate seat. She was the first woman, first Black American and first South Asian American to hold the office. 

 Harris will be sworn in alongside President-elect Biden in January. The historic nature of her election makes way for another first: Her husband, entertainment lawyer Douglas Emhoff, will be the first U.S. second gentleman when they take residence on the grounds of the Naval Observatory.

 

 

 

Iran... we want nuclear weapons

Harris.. no

Iran.... come on just one?

Harris.... no

Iran ... we'll  throw in a bucket of chicken.

Harris.. ok just one.

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