Kamala Harris: Women Leaving Work Force During Pandemic Is a ‘National Emergency’

“In one year,” Vice President Kamala Harris said, “the pandemic has put decades of the progress we have collectively made for women workers at risk.”

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In First Pentagon Visit as President, Biden Praises Black Americans Serving in Military

With the nation’s first Black vice president and first Black defense secretary at his side, Mr. Biden said that contributions of African-Americans in the military had not always been recognized.

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Biden Wants Harris to Have a Major Role. What It Is Hasn’t Been Defined.

President Biden is rarely seen without Kamala Harris, a tangible result of his efforts to treat her as an equal stakeholder. But for now he does not intend to assign her a specific portfolio.

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How Kamala Harris Rose — and Rose

“Kamala’s Way” is the story of Harris’s dramatic political career, as told by the longtime California journalist Dan Morain.

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Doug Emhoff and the Opportunity of the Second Gentleman

As the country’s first male vice-presidential spouse, Doug Emhoff can model a masculinity that embraces support.

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In Biden’s White House, Masks, Closed Doors and Empty Halls

The West Wing has become a different place in an administration serious about Covid restrictions.

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Historical Montages as Black Culture, Pride and Folkore

The cut-and-paste montages of Black historical figures watching over successful Black Americans serve as folklore to a community clinging to their heroes.

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Why Kamala Harris Is a Star of the N.Y.C Mayor’s Race

The candidates are competing over who can best capture Washington’s attention and assistance as New York navigates its recovery from the pandemic.

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What Kamala Harris Means For Girls

Feeling things is an act of bravery.

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After Biden’s Inauguration: Pride and Relief

Readers felt uplifted by the inauguration ceremony. One described his “renewed appreciation of American democracy and the rituals that celebrate it.”

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Why Kamala Harris and ‘Firsts’ Matter, and Where They Fall Short

It makes a difference when the first member of a group rises to a position of power, political science shows, but it requires “work to sustain it.”

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California on Inauguration Day

Thursday: The Golden State was well represented on Inauguration Day. Here’s what it meant.

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The Inauguration of Joe Biden

The president’s address conveyed a message of hope and unity, but making that vision come true will be difficult.

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Photos From an Inauguration Day Like No Other

President Biden and his inner circle wanted the ceremony to take place outside the Capitol as usual to show Americans and the world that democracy would endure despite attempts to upend it.

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Doug Emhoff Becomes First Second Gentleman

Vice President Kamala Harris’s husband has to define the job to suit himself — and to alter perceptions of the high-profile political spouse.

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For Many Across America, a Sigh of Relief as a New Era Begins

“I feel lighter,” said a woman in Chicago. For many in an exhausted, divided nation, the inauguration was a sea change, not just a transition.

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Celebrating President Biden’s Inauguration: ‘A New Day in America’

“Given everything our country has been through at the hands of the former president, this is the first time in four years I can breathe easy,” one reader writes. Others voice similar sentiments.

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For Kamala Harris, an Influential Voice and a Decisive Vote

With a tiebreaking vote in an evenly divided Senate, Ms. Harris may be returning to the Capitol frequently. But her history-making role is likely to include many more responsibilities.

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Eugene Goodman, Capitol Police Officer Who Diverted Mob, Is a Harris Escort

Officer Eugene Goodman has been hailed as a hero on Capitol Hill for preventing the invaders from breaching the Senate chamber during the Jan. 6 assault while senators were still inside.

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Do You Know Where the Vice President Lives?

Kamala Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff, will reside at Number One Observatory Circle, renewing a spotlight on an often-overlooked Washington address.

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‘Inaugural,’ an Original Poem

By Jericho Brown, winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, on the occasion of the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

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Biden and Harris: Two Paths Converge at the White House

Six articles published by our reporters during the campaign illustrate the personal and political arcs of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris through the years.

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12 National Guard Members Removed From Inauguration Duties Amid Extremist Threats

Two of them made threatening comments toward lawmakers, and one expressed support for President Trump. The others were removed for a wide variety of reasons.

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Women Will Support Kamala Harris by Wearing Pearls on Inauguration Day

Women across the country are pledging to wear pearls on Inauguration Day to support the country’s first female Vice President-elect.

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Biden Will Kick Off Inaugural Events at a Ceremony Honoring Victims of Covid-19

Events on Wednesday, when Joseph R. Biden Jr. takes the oath of office, will have a more celebratory theme.

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Your Evening Briefing: Inauguration and Executive Orders

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Kamala Harris Will Make History. So Will Her ‘Big, Blended’ Family.

Stepkids. Nieces. A doting husband. His ex-wife. What the Harris-Emhoffs can show the country.

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What’s It Like to Have Kamala Harris As ‘Momala’? We Asked Her Stepkids.

A Zoom interview with Ella and Cole Emhoff.

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Biden Seeks Quick Start With Executive Actions and Aggressive Legislation

In an effort to mark a clean break from the Trump era, the president-elect plans to roll out dozens of executive orders in his first 10 days on top of a big stimulus plan and an expansive immigration bill.

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Anna Wintour on the Kamala Harris Cover

Vogue’s editor-in-chief gives an exclusive on the cover and discusses diversity at Condé Nast.

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Vogue Cover Did Kamala Harris Wrong, Internet Says

The vice president-elect is on the cover of the U.S. fashion magazine. Many people are not happy with the result.

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Major Technology Companies Join List of Biden Inaugural Donors

The inaugural committee did not disclose how much it has raised so far for the event, which is to be scaled down because of the pandemic.

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Biden Plans Minimalist Trip From Capitol to White House on Inauguration Day

Joe Biden’s inaugural committee suggested the traditional crowd-lined ride down Pennsylvania Avenue would be replaced by a “virtual parade.”

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Asian-American Voters Can Help Decide Elections. But for Which Party?

They surged to the polls in 2020 and could help swing the Georgia Senate runoffs. Activists and experts say it is long past time for both Democrats and Republicans to pursue them.

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Biden Expected to Expand US-India Relationship, While Stressing Human Rights

Most experts agree that China will be the driving force behind how India’s relationship with Washington changes in a Biden administration.

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California Senate: Alex Padilla Will Replace Kamala Harris

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California selected Mr. Padilla to serve the final two years of Ms. Harris’s term. Mr. Padilla will be the first Latino senator to represent the state.

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Who Will Replace Kamala Harris? It’s About More Than a Senate Seat

The question of who should be chosen as California’s next senator is a battle between Black and Latino representation.

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Biden’s Inaugural Will Be Mostly Virtual, but Money From Donors Will Be Real

The president-elect’s allies have begun an ambitious fund-raising campaign for the celebration of his swearing-in. Big donors will get “virtual signed photos” — and a chance to generate good will.

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Kamala Harris Deserves a More Important Job

She could be at the forefront of helping a part of America that’s been left behind.

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Biden and Harris Are Time’s Persons of the Year for 2020

The magazine chose the president-elect and the vice president-elect over frontline health care workers (along with Dr. Anthony S. Fauci), the racial justice movement and President Trump.

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Team of Rivals? Biden’s Cabinet Looks More Like a Team of Buddies

In making his picks for the new administration, the president-elect has put a premium on personal relationships.

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House Passes Landmark Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana

The House passed sweeping legislation that would decriminalize marijuana and expunge nonviolent marijuana-related convictions. The measure is all but doomed in the Republican-led Senate.

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Harris Adds to a Diverse Staff Where a Majority, Like Their Boss, Are Women of Color

Her chief of staff will be Tina Flournoy, who had the same job with President Bill Clinton after he left office.

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Four Women Who Will Handle the Media in the Biden White House

President-elect Joe Biden is entering office with the stated intent of restoring credibility to government — and to the White House briefing room.

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No, it isn’t unusual that Kamala Harris is still in the Senate.

In the past half century, it has been common for vice president-elects to resign from their previous posts in late December or January.

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‘Dear Joe’: Advice for Biden

What is the greatest challenge facing President-elect Joe Biden? We asked readers that question, and what advice they would give him.

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Aides’ Ties to Firms Present Biden With Early Ethics Test

Some of the president-elect’s choices for top posts have done work for undisclosed corporate clients and aided a fund that invests in government contractors.

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How a Brooklyn Sisterhood of Black Women Became National Power Brokers

Ten years ago, the Olori Sisterhood was a small-time “political sorority.” Now they’re ready for a seat at the table.

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Business and World Leaders Move On as Trump Fights to Reverse Election

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. is seizing the moment, not to aggressively confront the president he defeated, but to act presidential in his stead.

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Biden’s Economic Plan for the Virus

Biden and Kamala Harris speak to C.E.O.s and union bosses: This is your morning tip sheet.

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