Kamala Harris Is Stuck

She remains a political partner to Joe Biden, when America needs her to be a governing partner.

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Democrats Navigate Nuanced Views on Abortion Among Black Voters

Faced with a streak of conservatism about abortion among some Black Americans, a vital constituency for President Biden, Democrats are framing the issue as part of a broader civil rights struggle.

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Joe Biden Better Watch His Back!

Democrats, as well as Republicans, are going in for the kill.

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Biden Speaks to Cherelle Griner About Brittney Griner’s Detention in Russia

President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris told Cherelle Griner they would pursue “every avenue” to bring her wife, Brittney Griner, home from Russia.

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Brittney Griner’s Supporters Call on Biden to Strike a Deal to Free Her

The campaign by dozens of organizations representing people of color, women and L.G.B.T.Q. voters comes amid growing frustrations over the pace of the U.S. effort to bring her home.

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Biden Faces Skepticism at Summit of the Americas

The U.S. president called for concrete commitments on several major issues, but other leaders said the United States is doing too little to meet the moment.

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Biden to Host Latin American Leaders at Summit in Los Angeles

The president is already the subject of a boycott by some of the region’s most important heads of state, and his agenda is being met with deep skepticism.

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President Biden mourned with families in Uvalde.

At a memorial in Texas, some spectators let it be known that in addition to empathy, they expected action.

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Harris Emerges as the Voice of Abortion Rights in the Biden Administration

The threat to Roe v. Wade presents Vice President Kamala Harris with an opportunity to recover from early political stumbles.

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How Tucker Carlson Stoked White Fear to Conquer Cable

A string of setbacks made the pundit flee television, the Republican establishment and even his home. He re-emerged with what may be the most racist, and successful, show in the history of cable news.

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Vice President Kamala Harris Tests Positive for Covid-19

While Kamala Harris had not seen President Biden for eight days, her positive test renewed concerns about his vulnerability to the virus.

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White House Covid Czar Says Avoiding All Virus Cases Isn’t U.S. Policy Goal

The more important reflections of progress, Dr. Ashish K. Jha said, would be whether health care systems are strained, and whether people are hospitalized with and dying from Covid-19.

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Biden’s Tax Forms Show He and the First Lady Earned $610,702 in 2021

The president and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, also reported donations of $17,394 to 10 charities.

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Biden Signs Bill to Make Lynching a Federal Crime

President Biden’s signature ended more than 100 years of failed efforts by the federal government to specifically outlaw lynching.

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Doug Emhoff, Vice President’s Husband, Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

Vice President Kamala Harris tested negative for the virus on Tuesday, an aide said, but Mr. Emhoff’s positive test forced her to back out of an event with President Biden.

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The Road Ahead for the Democrats: Here Are Some Directions

As the Democrats seek a sharper message, readers have some ideas. Also: The world must act in Ukraine; encourage parents.

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Congress Gives Final Approval to Make Lynching a Hate Crime

The bill’s unanimous passage in the Senate ended more than a century of failed attempts to explicitly criminalize lynching.

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Armed Intruder Prompts Lockdown at Joint Base Andrews as Vice President Lands

Vice President Kamala Harris, the second gentleman and four Cabinet members had just landed at the base when two people drove through a security checkpoint, the authorities said.

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Shelling Escalates in Ukraine, as Thousands Flee Fearing Attack

Western leaders repeat calls for a diplomatic resolution to the crisis. Russia fires missiles in a blunt warning of where the conflict could lead.

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Harris Says Replacing Lead Pipes Is a Priority, Despite Limited Funding

Some civil rights leaders have grown frustrated with the lack of action behind administration proposals that would help Black and Latino communities.

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Harris Seeks Ally in Honduras as She Revisits Central America

Vice President Kamala Harris’s trip was viewed as more than just showcasing the U.S. presence at the inauguration of Xiomara Castro, the first female head of state in Honduras.

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Xiomara Castro’s Party in Honduras Splits, Threatening Reform Agenda

A split in the party of the president-elect, Xiomara Castro, has left her with little political means to fight corruption and organized crime.

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The Attack at a Synagogue in Texas

Reaction to the hostage siege in Colleyville, Texas. Also: Glass barriers in the subway; the Bronx fire; Democrats’ task; vote counting and the V.P.

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Welcome to the ‘Well, Now What?’ Stage of the Story

It’s been a very long year for Joe Biden. 

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Biden Calls for Legislative Action on Voting Rights

President Biden says he won’t keep “quiet” any longer about protecting ballot access. But voting rights groups say he should’ve raised his voice months ago.

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Voting Rights Groups Skipping Biden’s Speech Over Inaction

Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor, also will not be there, but she cited a scheduling conflict.

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Symone Sanders, a Strategist for Biden and Harris, Is Joining MSNBC

Ms. Sanders, 32, will host a weekend show on the cable network, one of the first big programming moves by MSNBC’s president, Rashida Jones.

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With Legislation Stalled, Biden Will Speak in Atlanta on Voting Rights

He will be joined by Vice President Kamala Harris, who is leading the administration’s push for voting access.

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Biden Will Deliver a Speech on Voting Rights in Atlanta on Tuesday

He will be joined by Kamala Harris, the vice president, who is leading the administration’s push for access to the vote.

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7 Political Wish Lists for the New Year

What do the president, vice president, former president and party leaders want in 2022? We made our best guess.

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Kamala Harris’s Allies Express Concern: Is She an Afterthought?

The vice president’s allies are increasingly concerned that President Biden relied on her to win but does not need her to govern.

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The Rise of Eric Adams and Black New York

Eric Adams winning coalition shows how the city’s power structure has changed. 

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Democrats Back Biden, But No Consensus About Plan B for 2024

Leaders with White House aspirations all say they’ll support the president for another term. But there is no shortage of chatter about the options if he continues to falter.

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Democrats’ Infighting Only Helps Republicans

The party’s infighting and pessimism are just what Republicans savor.

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Can the Press Prevent a Trump Restoration?

A journalism that shades the truth for the sake of some higher cause will lose the trust of some of the people it’s trying to steer away from demagogy.

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A Kennedy Center Honors With the Presidential Box Used as Intended

Former President Donald J. Trump did not attend the tribute, but President Biden was on hand as Bette Midler, Joni Mitchell, Berry Gordy, Justino Díaz and Lorne Michaels were honored.

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The Diminishing Democratic Majority

Do Democrats need Trump to save them from an unexpected demographic eclipse?

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Biden Declared ‘Healthy’ and ‘Vigorous’ After His First Presidential Physical

Vice President Kamala Harris became the first woman to assume acting presidential duties, while President Biden underwent a colonoscopy.

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Biden Will Briefly Transfer Power to Harris

President Biden, who will undergo a physical and colonoscopy on Friday, is the oldest commander in chief to receive a full medical evaluation while in office.

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In France, Kamala Harris Asserts Herself as a Diplomatic Asset

The vice president met with President Emmanuel Macron of France, skirting recent U.S.-French tensions, and immersed herself in issues like Libya and cybersecurity.

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Harris Meets Macron, Signaling a ‘New Era’ After Sub Snub, Both Say

In her vague assignment abroad, the vice president seems to be emphasizing that the U.S.-France relationship is about looking forward, in the wake of an embarrassing diplomatic spat.

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Terry McAuliffe’s Other Obstacle in Virginia Race: Democrats’ Apathy

Though the state is getting bluer, voters’ exhaustion is imperiling the former governor’s comeback attempt against his Republican rival, Glenn Youngkin.

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Can Joe Biden Recover?

Biden can definitely float his way back up. Clawing his way up might be a different story. 

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‘The View’ Co-Hosts, Ana Navarro and Sunny Hostin, Test Positive For Covid-19

Ana Navarro and Sunny Hostin, were directed to leave the set live on the air while Vice President Kamala Harris waited backstage for an in-person interview.

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Images of Border Patrol’s Treatment of Haitian Migrants Prompt Outrage

The footage offered a glimpse of the chaos that has been unfolding in Texas and called into question President Biden’s decision to swiftly deport thousands.

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Biden Administration to Deport Haitians in South Texas

More than 14,000 Haitians are camping out under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, awaiting processing by the United States Border Patrol.

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Biden Urges Unity as Nation Remembers Sept. 11

Both President Biden and former President George W. Bush acknowledged that what has happened in the years since has only challenged the notion that Americans found strength in coming together.

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Biden Vows to Protect Abortion Rights in Face of ‘Extreme’ Texas Law

President Biden directed a gender-focused policy council in the White House and other agencies to “launch of a whole-of-government-effort” to respond.

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Experts on Deaf Culture Help Times Explain Name Signing

To understand the process of name signing, a Times team turned to people who knew it best.

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Kamala Harris, in Southeast Asia and in Uniform

The vice president’s solo international trip set a tone, and a standard.

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