All Articles on Kamala Harris

A woman and her daughter receive food assistance for laid off Walt Disney World cast members and others at a food distribution event on December 12, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo: Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images) News
81 Senators Vote to Override Trump Veto of NDAA as GOP Continues to Block $2,000 Relief Checks
"At a time when so many Americans are facing economic desperation," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, "it is tragic that the Republican leadership has turned their backs on the working families of this country."
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In an effort to seal off the revolving door between special interests and government, Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) recommended that President-elect Biden enact "a total ban on lobbyists employed by corporations from serving in the administration, especially at executive agencies they lobbied." (Photos: Kena Betancur/Getty Images (L) and Karen Bleier/AFP via Getty Images) News
After Four Years of 'Outright Grift' Under Trump, Trio of Democratic Senators Urges Biden to 'Padlock the Revolving Door'
To improve outcomes for people in the United States, the lawmakers wrote, the next administration must "stop special interests from profiting off of the public service of government officials."
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Mike Morell, under consideration for CIA director, is also under fire for defending torture. (Photo: Witness Against Torture/Flickr/cc) News
Human Rights Advocates to Biden: No Torture Defenders Allowed
"Their appointment would undermine the rule of law and U.S. credibility around the world. It would be a callous rebuke to... all those who care about human rights and the protection of basic dignity."
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Nina Turner, the former Ohio State senator and Bernie Sanders national campaign co-chair, speaks at a rally in Philadelphia on July 11, 2019. (Photo: Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images) News
'Let's Do This!': Progressive Powerhouses Swiftly Endorse Nina Turner After She Announces House Run
Rep. Ro Khanna said that the former Ohio state senator "will bring a phenomenal commitment to a $15 minimum wage, Medicare for All, and free public college."
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Long lines plagued many primary and general elections in 2020, as here in Atlanta, Georgia on June 9, 2020. (Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images) News
Civil Rights Groups Sound Alarm Over Planned Closure of More Than Half of Early Runoff Voting Sites in Key Georgia County
The coronavirus pandemic "has had extremely harsh effects in Black and Latinx communities and makes in-person voting on Election Day an untenable option for many voters," the groups' letter states.
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Protestors walk past an image of a Native American woman during a march to "Count Every Vote, Protect Every Person" after the U.S. presidential Election in Seattle, Washington on November 4, 2020. (Photo: Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images) News
Biden Urged to 'Honor Indigenous Sovereignty and Immediately Halt' Fossil Fuel Pipelines
"Our leap toward a just recovery must start with honoring treaties with sovereign Indigenous nations and returning land back to Native peoples," says a campaigner.
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Progressives are calling on President-elect Joe Biden and his Education Department to cancel student debt. (Photo: YouTube/screenshot) News
Nearly 20 Dozen Groups Demand Biden Cancel All Federal Student Debt on Day One by Executive Order
"We cannot wait a second longer for debt relief when we know the president has the authority to cancel student debt on day one."
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Demanding 'Passionate Fighter for Human Rights,' Progressives Rally Around Ro Khanna for Harris' Senate Seat
" His voice in the Senate would be a major boost for our movement for justice," said the Justice Democrats.
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Scores of progressive groups on Tuesday came out in opposition to President-elect Joe Biden possibly picking former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota as his agriculture secretary. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) News
Citing Her Ties to Agribusiness and Fossil Fuels, 160+ Groups Tell Biden That Heitkamp Is 'Wrong Choice' for USDA
"She has aligned herself with corporate agribusiness at the expense of family farmers, supports fossil fuel interests, and holds views that are out of step with the Democratic Party and the majority of Americans."
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Farmer Richard Zick, an 82 year-old supporter of Biden, stands next to presidential signs on his front lawn on October 9, 2020 in Kingsley, Pennsylvania. (Photo: Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images) News
Biden Given Roadmap to Revitalize Rural America
The plan "lays a foundation for bringing economic vitality to rural communities in the face of racial injustice, economic decline, climate change, and a devastating pandemic."
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