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Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at her campaign headquarters in Wilmington, Del., Monday, July 22, 2024. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Virginia Democratic delegates overwhelmingly back Kamala Harris for presidential nomination

“Donald Trump is yesterday’s news. Kamala Harris is today’s and tomorrow’s news. And we’re going to do all we can to make sure she succeeds.” Virginia’s Democratic delegation just fell out of a coconut tree.  Last night, the Virginia delegation to the Democratic National Convention overwhelmingly voted to endorse Vice President Kamala Harris for the […]
Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at her campaign headquarters in Wilmington, Del., Monday, July 22, 2024. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Harris kicks off campaign by focusing on future, highlighting plans to help families

During her first speech as the Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential nominee, Kamala Harris said she’d fight to make child care more affordable, pass paid family leave, and restore reproductive freedom.
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The far-right loses its mind over Kamala Harris

A slew of racist, sexist, and outright bizarre conspiracy theories flooded the internet after Joe Biden decided to end his campaign and endorsed Kamala Harris for president. 
Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at Planned Parenthood, Thursday, March. 14, 2024, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Adam Bettcher)

Kamala Harris has spent years fighting for reproductive freedom. Here’s what to know.

Harris has a longstanding history of advocating for reproductive rights, something she’s sure to highlight on the campaign trail as she seeks to paint a stark contrast between herself and former president Donald Trump.
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Virginia Democrats quickly rally in support of Kamala Harris

Virginia Democrats did not waste any time in rallying around Kamala Harris in the first hours of her historic campaign to become president. 
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What to know about Kamala Harris

From her time as a prosecutor to her term as vice president, Harris has been a strong advocate for reproductive rights and gun safety laws, pursued justice for victims of crime, and has sought to push back on growing right-wing extremism. 
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Kamala Harris has a lot to run on. Here’s what to watch for.

During her time as vice president, Harris has helped pass laws that lowered healthcare costs, invested in childcare and housing, and advanced efforts to fight climate change. 
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Biden ends campaign, passes torch to Kamala Harris for Democratic nominee for president

“Today I want to offer my full support and endorsement for Kamala to be the nominee of our party this year,” Biden said. “Democrats — it’s time to come together and beat Trump. Let’s do this.”
United States Supreme Court (front row L-R) Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts, Associate Justice Samuel Alito, and Associate Justice Elena Kagan, (back row L-R) Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett, Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson pose for their official portrait at the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court building on October 7, 2022 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court has begun a new term after Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was officially added to the bench in September. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

7 major rulings from the US Supreme Court’s 2023-2024 term, explained

The US Supreme Court has, shall we say, made news this year. Here’s an approachable explainer to some of their top rulings of the term, and how they impact clean air, workplace safety, health insurance, and the general quality of life for all Americans. 
Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump, former first lady Melania Trump, Republican vice presidential candidate Sen. JD Vance, R-Ohio, and his wife Usha Vance together on stage at the end of the Republican National Convention, Thursday, July 18, 2024, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Big tech billionaires line up behind Donald Trump and JD Vance

Silicon Valley billionaires such as Elon Musk, Marc Andreessen, and Chamath Palihapitiya have thrown their support behind a Trump-Vance ticket, and some even urged the former president to pick Vance as his running mate.
Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. speaks at the Libertarian National Convention on May 24, 2024 in Washington, DC. Kennedy is seeking qualification to be part of the first presidential debate currently scheduled on June 27 between Democratic presidential nominee President Joe Biden and Republican presidential nominee former President Donald Trump. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Where does RFK Jr. stand on abortion? It doesn’t seem like even he knows.

Kennedy said he would support a nationwide 15-week ban, but then changed his mind. He’s also said that he believes the choice of whether or not to have an abortion should stay between women and their doctors while simultaneously touting his plan to “reduce abortion” and “make it easier for women to choose life.”
US President Joe Biden speaks at Stupak Community Center on March 19, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Biden delivered remarks on making affordable housing more available for American families. (Photo by Ian Maule/Getty Images)

Rent increases would be limited to 5% per year under new Biden-Harris plan

The plan calls on Congress to pass a law that would withdraw tax credits from landlords who raise rent by more than 5% annually. If passed, the plan would apply to about half of all rentals in the United States.