Largely Out of Sight in Washington, Kamala Harris Preps for White House

Ms. Harris has barely appeared on the public radar since her acceptance speech last Saturday in Wilmington, Del., where she declared “a new day for America.”

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Before Kamala Harris, This Vice President Broke a Racial Barrier

Charles Curtis, who served as vice president from 1929 to 1933, grew up in part on Kanza land and spoke proudly of his Native American ancestry.

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U.S. Election Results Are Welcomed in Canada

Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala Harris both have warm ties to Canada, and are more in line with Canadian views on issues like climate change.

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‘It’s a Big Deal’: TV Coverage Notes Magnitude of Kamala Harris Victory

On Fox News, Donna Brazile recalled that her mother and grandmother could not vote. “Just scoot over and let women also share in the leadership of this country,” she said.

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Kamala Harris Makes History as First Woman and Woman of Color as Vice President

Ms. Harris, the daughter of an Indian mother and Jamaican father, has risen higher in the country’s leadership than any woman ever before her.

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How Kamala Harris Has Approached the Amy Coney Barrett Hearings

Her measured performance reflects the way many Democrats view the battle for the Supreme Court: a fight they will lose in service of one they might win.

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Harris’s New Strategy: A Hearing Appearance That Doesn’t Make Waves

Her measured performance reflects the way many Democrats view the battle for the Supreme Court: a fight they will lose in service of one they might win.

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What Kamala Harris Learned About Power at Howard

As a college student, she wanted to have an impact. The answer she landed on — working inside institutions — set her on the path to the vice-presidential nomination.

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A Trump-Pence Strategy on the Virus: Interrupt, Distract, Change the Subject

The White House’s approach to avoiding accountability for its record is becoming clearer than ever, and it was on display as Mike Pence faced Kamala Harris.

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What We Learned From the Vice-Presidential Debate

There was a lot to glean from what the candidates said — and what they didn’t.

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Critiques of the Pence-Harris Debate

Readers were annoyed by evasive answers and the inability of the moderator to control the debate, yet again.

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Mike Pence, Kamala Harris and the Fly

It was a night of somber, serious suits and signals for both Kamala Harris and Mike Pence. Then the bug arrived.

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Oh, the Memories of Normal Debates

Remember when debates were staid, uneventful and just kind of boring? In many respects, last night’s vice-presidential matchup seemed like a blast from the past.

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A Recap of the Vice Presidential Debate

The face-off between Senator Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence stood in contrast to last week’s chaotic presidential clash.

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The Standout Video Moments of the Vice-Presidential Debate

The vice-presidential matchup, far less combative than its presidential predecessor the week before, was marked by flashes of tension and political chess moves.

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Kamala Harris and Mike Pence’s Debate: ‘Most Bizarre Moment Was the Fly’

How the vice-presidential showdown looked to Times Opinion writers.

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Mike Pence, Peerless Trump Defender, Confronts His Limits in Debate

During an orderly debate, the vice president deflected criticism of the Trump administration’s pandemic response, something Kamala Harris said “clearly” hasn’t worked.

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The Fly on Pence’s Head, Memes and Tweets from the Vice Presidential Debate

What animated social media during the debate between Senator Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence? It was a fly, mostly.

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Who Do You Think Won the Debate: Harris or Pence?

The vice-presidential candidates are done talking … for the moment. Now it’s your turn.

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What Are the Rules for the VP Debate Tonight?

This year’s vice-presidential contest has featured more controversy than usual over the seating arrangements.

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Kamala Harris vs Mike Pence Debate: What To Know

Mr. Pence will probably be pressed to defend President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, and his own actions as well. Ms. Harris will have to defend not just her record, but also Joe Biden’s.

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Likability, Authenticity, Smiles: The Debate Tightrope for Kamala Harris

After a disastrous first presidential debate, all eyes will be on a vice-presidential debate that’s rife with gendered and racial challenges.

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Today’s Presidential Polls Ahead of Vice Presidential Debate

From the coronavirus response to the easing of restrictions, here’s what voters think of the issues that could surface during the V.P. face-off.

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A Full Guide to the Kamala Harris vs Mike Pence Debate

Mr. Pence will probably be pressed to defend President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, and his own actions as well. Ms. Harris will have to defend not just her record, but also Joe Biden’s.

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After Resistance, Mike Pence Accepts Use of Plexiglass Barriers at Debate

The vice president’s team objected to the safety measure, but later acquiesced. An aide to Senator Kamala Harris criticized her opponent’s dismissal of the need for dividers.

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Mike Pence Brought Conservatives Home. What If They Don’t Need Him Anymore?

Evangelical Christians were drawn to the vice president because he shared their values. But Trump’s style has made defiance of political norms, not a Pence specialty, seem appealing.

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In-Person Debates Are Too Dangerous. Cancel Them.

There’s no reason they can’t be virtual.

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Tim Kaine on What It’s Like to Debate Mike Pence

Mr. Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s running mate in 2016, spoke to The Times about what lies ahead for Senator Kamala Harris at Wednesday’s V.P. debate.

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The Pence-Harris V.P. Debate Now Has Big Consequences

Vice-presidential debates can often be afterthoughts in a presidential race. But with President Trump in the hospital, Mike Pence and Kamala Harris will now face an unusual amount of scrutiny, and a tricky balancing act.

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Kamala Harris, a Disco-Dancing Teenager, Yearned for Home in Canada

Senator Harris spent her adolescent years in Canada. Friends say being a California girl at a multicultural public high school in Montreal helped shape her.

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With President in the Hospital, a V.P. Debate Takes On Outsize Import

Vice-presidential debates can often be afterthoughts in a presidential race, but Mike Pence and Kamala Harris will now face an unusual amount of scrutiny, and a tricky balancing act in dealing with the virus.

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Of Course Kamala Harris Is Articulate

Describing her this way sends a message that you think most Black people are not.

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What to Watch For on Labor Day From Trump and Biden

The vice-presidential candidates will be on opposite ends of Wisconsin, a battleground that is increasingly essential to President Trump in November.

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Don’t Be Dense, Beware Mike Pence

Just the man you don’t want to see next in line.

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From Trump’s Shadow, Mike Pence Can See 2024

The vice president has grown accustomed to performing certain acrobatics, maneuvering around in private what President Trump bellows in public. It’s one way he is tending to his future.

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Trump Goes on Offensive, Starting With an Attack on Harris

President Trump sought to stoke fear of immigrants by offering a brutal description of a case involving an undocumented immigrant who was included in a jobs program while Kamala Harris was the top prosecutor in San Francisco.

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Watch Kamala Harris’s DNC Speech: Full Video and Transcript of Accepting VP Nomination

In her vice-presidential acceptance speech on the third night of the Democratic National Convention, Ms. Harris said “there is no vaccine for racism” as she offered her vision for a more inclusive country.

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Kamala Harris Takes the Spotlight, a Moment for Her and History

As a barrier-breaking candidate, and as the running mate to a 77-year-old, Ms. Harris arrives at the Democratic convention carrying an extraordinary set of hopes and expectations from party members.

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Why We Cover What Politicians Wear

For both men and women, clothes can be an important tool for communication. Often, there’s strategy behind the style.

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Biden Dreams of Kamelot

Trumpworld dismisses Harris as calculating. But we need a woman who can calculate a way out of the mess this president has made.

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Kamala Harris, Daughter of Immigrants, Is the Face of America’s Demographic Shift

Her parents’ arrival to Berkeley as young graduate students was the beginning of a historic wave of immigration from outside Europe that would change the United States in ways its leaders never imagined.

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‘Kamala Harris’s Nomination Is Everything to Me’

For some, the senator’s being on the Democratic ticket is about more than just the vice presidency.

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Kamala Harris’s Undertold, Undersold Story

As a prosecutor she can make you tremble. But as a trailblazer can she make you cry?

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Black Like Kamala

Republican efforts to deny Senator Harris’s identity as an African-American and turn her into a noncitizen are destined to fail.

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Trump Encourages Racist Conspiracy Theory About Kamala Harris

President Trump said he heard that Ms. Harris, the presumptive Democratic vice-presidential nominee born in California, was not eligible for the ticket, repeating a theory that is rampant among his followers. Constitutional scholars quickly called his words false and irresponsible.

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How Joe Biden Chose Kamala Harris as VP

Joe Biden winnowed a large list of candidates to four finalists before settling on Kamala Harris, in a process shaped by questions of loyalty. He is eyeing other contenders for top administration jobs.

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5 Takeaways From Kamala Harris’s First Full Day on the Biden Ticket

She is adding sizzle, bringing in lots of cash, carving out an anti-Trump role and seemingly confounding the Republican opposition.

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‘Feeling Seen for the First Time,’ Indian-Americans Cheer Kamala Harris’s Selection

Asian-American political leaders and community advocates described the choice of Ms. Harris as the Democratic vice-presidential nominee as a powerful statement on American possibility.

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G.O.P.’s Raw Personal Attacks on Kamala Harris

‘Radical leftist’ or not progressive enough? In the hours after Ms. Harris’s announcement as Joe Biden’s vice president, the Trump campaign struggled to launch a clear attack on the Biden-Harris ticket.

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Kamala Harris Is Biden’s V.P. Pick. Here’s What to Know About Her.

Kamala Harris is the first Black woman and the first person of Indian descent to be nominated for national office by a major party.

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