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Tag Archives: Kamala Harris

Senate Republicans Once Again Block Voting Rights Bill

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Senate Republicans have once again blocked a sweeping voting rights reform bill, a move that is certain to increase pressure on the majority to change the chamber’s filibuster rule. Every Senate Republican voted against the bill, known as the Freedom to Vote Act, which would make Election Day a federal holiday, …

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Rep. Karen Bass announces Candidacy For Mayor Of Los Angeles

California Democratic Rep. Karen Bass announced Monday that she is entering the race to become the next mayor of Los Angeles. “Our city is facing a public health, safety and economic crisis in homelessness that has evolved into a humanitarian emergency,” she said in a statement announcing her candidacy. “Los Angeles …

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Biden Administration Launches Anti-Trafficking Task Force

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President Joe Biden’s administration on Monday announced a new anti-trafficking and human smuggling task force operation in the Northern Triangle countries and Mexico. Vice President Kamala Harris highlighted the initiative during a joint press conference with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei while in Guatemala on her first official foreign trip. “Transnational human smuggling …

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