VP Kamala Harris

Kamala Devi Harris is an American politician and attorney who is the 49th and current vice president of the United States. She is the first female vice president and the highest-ranking female official in U.S. history, as well as the first African American and first Asian American vice president. A member of the Democratic Party, she served as a United States senator from California from 2017 to 2021, and as the attorney general of California from 2011 to 2017. Harris became vice president upon inauguration in January 2021 alongside President Joe Biden, having defeated the incumbent president, Donald Trump, and vice president, Mike Pence, in the 2020 election. Born in Oakland, California, Harris graduated from Howard University and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She began her career in the Alameda County District Attorney's Office, before being recruited to the San Francisco District Attorney's Office and later the City Attorney of San Francisco's office.

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VP Kamala Harris calls to diversify US space workforce

VP Kamala Harris calls to diversify US space workforce

VP Kamala Harris: Artemis 1 moon mission a 'test of pure innovation'

VP Kamala Harris: Artemis 1 moon mission a 'test of pure innovation'

VP Kamala Harris to attend Artemis 1 moon launch (exclusive)

VP Kamala Harris to attend Artemis 1 moon launch (exclusive)

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