Latest Kamala Harris News

On the anniversary of the fall of Roe, Democrats lay the blame for worsening health care on Trump

Jun. 24, 2024 15:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris is using the second anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision overturning Roe v. Wade to argue that Donald Trump is “guilty” of rolling back women's freedoms and setting off a nationwide health care crisis. Harris said Monday...

Here's a look at Trump's VP shortlist and why each contender may get picked or fall short

Jun. 24, 2024 09:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump has narrowed his vice presidential shortlist to a handful of contenders as he prepares to announce his pick in the days before — or perhaps even at — next month’s Republican National Convention. He told reporters Saturday that he already has made...

'Everything is at stake' for reproductive rights in 2024, Harris says as Biden-Trump debate nears

Jun. 23, 2024 19:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris says “everything is at stake” with reproductive health rights in November's election as the Biden campaign steps up its focus on contrasting the positions taken by Democratic President Joe Biden and Republican Donald Trump on the issue before...

The Latest | Netanyahu accuses Biden of delaying weapons, but US insists arms are flowing

Jun. 18, 2024 18:21 PM EDT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is claiming the United States is withholding weapons needed for the war in Gaza. In a video released Tuesday, Netanyahu implied the holdup was slowing Israel’s offensive in the southern Gaza city of Rafah. President Joe Biden has delayed...

The beginner's guide to celebrating Juneteenth

Jun. 18, 2024 16:34 PM EDT

For more than one-and-a-half centuries, the Juneteenth holiday has been sacred to many Black communities. It marks the day in 1865 enslaved people in Galveston, Texas found out they had been freed — after the end of the Civil War, and two years after President Abraham Lincoln’s...

Harris meets with former Israeli hostage who described being sexually assaulted in Gaza

Jun. 17, 2024 18:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday met with an Israeli lawyer who has publicly described being sexually assaulted while held hostage in Gaza, and said the story left her fearing more such accounts “will only increase as more hostages are released.” Harris...

Emhoff will speak at groundbreaking of the memorial for the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims

Jun. 17, 2024 06:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doug Emhoff, the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris and the first Jewish person to serve as the spouse of a nationally elected U.S. leader, will deliver remarks on Sunday at the groundbreaking of the memorial to victims of the 2018 Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. ...

78 countries at Swiss conference agree Ukraine's territorial integrity must be basis of any peace

Jun. 16, 2024 16:46 PM EDT

OBBÜRGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Nearly 80 countries called Sunday for the “territorial integrity” of Ukraine to be the basis for any peace agreement to end Russia’s two-year war, though some key developing nations at a Swiss conference did not join in. The way forward for diplomacy remains...

Clooney and Roberts help Biden raise $28 million at a fundraiser featuring dire warnings about Trump

Jun. 16, 2024 07:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of Hollywood's brightest stars headlined a glitzy fundraiser for President Joe Biden, helping raise what his reelection campaign said was $28 million and hoping to energize would-be supporters for a November election that they argued was among the most important in the...

The US supports 'a just and lasting peace' for Ukraine, Harris tells Zelenskyy at Swiss summit

Jun. 15, 2024 13:58 PM EDT

OBBÜRGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Saturday pledged America's full support in backing Ukraine and global efforts to achieve “a just and lasting peace” in the face of Russia's invasion, representing the United States at an international gathering on the war and...