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Tag Archives: Vice President Kamala Harris

House Passes John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

House Passes John Lewis Voting Rights Act

The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which supporters say would reestablish critical sections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that recent Supreme Court decisions have overturned. The vote was 219-212 among party lines, with not a single Republican voting for …

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Women Account For More Than Half Of White House Staff

White House

According to a personnel report delivered to Congress last week, the White House under President Joe Biden is staffed by the most women and employees who are members of ethnic or racial minority groups of any administration in recorded history. “In alignment with the President’s commitment to diversity and pay …

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Senate Republicans Block Voting Rights Legislation

For The People Act

Senate Republicans blocked major voting rights legislation in a key procedural vote on Tuesday evening, launching a filibuster of a top priority for Democrats after the party locked down full support for the bill. In a 50-50 vote, Democrats failed to clinch the 60 votes needed on a motion to …

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Biden Commemorates 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Biden In Tulsa, Oklahoma

President Joe Biden was in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Tuesday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Biden is the first sitting U.S. President to visit Tulsa and mark the anniversary of the tragic events that occurred 100 years ago. The president gave a very public acknowledgment …

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Biden Honors Fallen Service Members On Memorial Day

Biden Memorial Day

Marking his first Memorial Day as Commander in Chief, President Joe Biden called on Americans to do their part in upholding the values of democracy in remarks at Arlington National Cemetery. “Remember their sacrifice, their valor and their grace,” Biden said in his remarks Monday. In calling democracy the “soul …

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Biden, Harris Condemn Uptick In Antisemitic Attacks

Biden, Harris

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday condemned attacks on the Jewish community amid a rise in antisemitic attacks this month. “The recent attacks on the Jewish community are despicable, and they must stop. I condemn this hateful behavior at home and abroad — it’s up to …

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