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# Kamala Harris

This year
US VP Harris accuses Russia of 'crimes against humanity' in Ukraine
Kamala Harris made the comments ahead of the one-year anniversary of Moscow sending its forces into Ukraine.
Last year
Biden arrives at Uvalde to meet relatives of school shooting victims
Harrowing accounts emerged of the ordeal faced by survivors of Tuesday’s attack on an elementary school.
US Vice President Kamala Harris tests positive for Covid-19 but Joe Biden not ‘close contact’
Harris will isolate at her residence but continue to work remotely.
Taoiseach tests positive for Covid-19 while in Washington for St Patrick's events
Micheál Martin received a negative antigen test result but later tested positive on a PCR.
All time
Elon Musk is Time's Person of the Year
US gymnast Simone Biles was Time’s sportsperson of the year, and Covid-19 vaccine scientists the Heroes of the Year.
Kamala Harris held presidency for 1 hour 25 mins while Joe Biden was under anaesthesia
The US President had a colonoscopy as part of a regular health check, the White House said.
Possible Havana syndrome incidents probed after delayed Harris trip
Havana syndrome is the name for a rash of mysterious health incidents first reported by US diplomats and other government employees in 2016.
Kamala Harris rebukes China in major speech on Indo-Pacific region
The US vice president said Beijing’s actions in the South China Sea amount to “coercion” and “intimidation”.
US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict
The department is already investigating whether the officers involved violated George Floyd’s civil rights.
Taoiseach says US won't know until summer whether it can help Ireland with vaccine supplies
Micheál Martin was speaking after his virtual St Patrick’s Day meeting with US President Biden.
RTÉ criticised for inauguration coverage after commentator called Joe Biden a 'criminal'
James Conner of Republicans Overseas previously suggested on air that Antifa was behind the attack on the US Capitol.
'A moment of hope': Leaders from Ireland and around the world congratulate Biden
Joe Biden was sworn in at the inauguration in Washington DC this afternoon.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris named Time magazine’s Person of the Year
The magazine remarks that the pair are ‘Changing America’s story’.
It's transition time, but how does it work and when will Biden pick his team?
It’s 71 days until Biden’s inauguration, so there’s much to be done.
Following criticism, former UUP deputy leader deletes 'appalling' tweet about Kamala Harris
John Taylor referred to Kamala Harris without using her name, and solely as “the Indian”. He later deleted the tweet.
'This is the time to heal in America': Joe Biden vows to unite the US in his election victory speech
The 77-year-old has pledged to heal divisions in the country.
How Biden and Trump reacted to news of the presidential result
President Trump issued his statement while golfing at his club in Virginia.
Joe Biden wins election to become 46th President of United States
Kamala Harris is set to be vice president.
As it happened: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris give victory speeches after winning the US election
US Election: Here are the main points to know today
Kamala Harris set to make history as first female US Vice President
Harris will also be the first black person to be elected to the position.
Biden and Harris head for Republican strongholds as they try to sway voters a week before the election
Trump is staying focused on the so-called “blue wall” states that he flipped in 2016: Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin.
Kamala Harris suspending in-person events after comms director tests positive for Covid-19
A flight crew member also tested positive after a recent campaign trip.
Harris labels Trump's Covid-19 response a historic failure as she spars with Pence in mostly civil debate
There were no knockout blows in a debate that was far less ill-tempered than last week’s presidential debate.
US election: What’s next for the Trump and Biden campaigns?
Now the Democratic and Republican national conventions are over, what lies ahead in the battle for the White House?
‘A little disrespected’: Marge Simpson responds after Kamala Harris comparison
Jenna Ellis, a senior adviser to US President Donald Trump, said vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris ‘sounds like Marge Simpson’.
Donald Trump stokes 'false and racist' theories about Kamala Harris
The US President told reporters he’d read an article suggesting Joe Biden’s running mate wouldn’t be eligible to serve as vice president.
Biden and Harris vow to 'rebuild' America post-Trump
Kamala Harris said Americans are “crying out for leadership”.
'America needs action': Kamala Harris releases first campaign video as Biden's VP nominee
Kamala Harris was announced as Joe Biden’s pick for the Democratic vice-president nominee last night.
'A fearless fighter': Who is Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's pick for his vice-presidential running mate?
The selection is the latest success in a remarkable career.
Trump 'surprised' Biden picked 'disrespectful' Harris as running mate
Donald Trump called Kamala Harris “the meanest, the most horrible, the most disrespectful of anybody in the US Senate”.
California Senator Kamala Harris named as Joe Biden's vice-presidential running mate
Harris ran against Biden to be the Democratic presidential nominee.
US Senator Kamala Harris bows out of race for Democratic presidential nomination
The crowded field of candidates is being led by Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie sanders.
Larry Donnelly: We can expect a dramatic cull of the Democratic debate lineup before the next TV clash
Some observers will welcome a clearing out of the long-shots – but others may find it unnerving.
Joe Biden under fire from all sides as rivals clash with the frontrunner at Democratic debate
Tensions rose between Biden and Senator Kamala Harris as the two reprised their clash from a month earlier.
Why is a 50-year-old debate about bussing black children to school hurting Joe Biden's campaign?
The question of bussing was raised during Thursday’s Democratic debate.
Larry Donnelly: Biden needs to come up with some effective counter-punches to survive this long (long) campaign
The first debates between Democratic presidential hopefuls were held this week.
Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump
The senator is seeking to become the first African-American woman to hold the office of US president.
California state attorney asks for immediate same-sex marriage
The state’s senior legal advisor wants unions to continue while the State Supreme Court considers upholding a total ban.