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Kamala Harris is preparing to lead Democrats in 2024. There are lessons from her 2020 bid

Jul. 23, 2024 07:37 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kamala Harris was greeted by a massive, cheering crowd during the first rally of her newly announced presidential campaign in 2019. Speaking on a late January day outside city hall in her hometown of Oakland, California, she framed her bid as part of something bigger than simply...

Harris has support of enough Democratic delegates to become party’s presidential nominee: AP survey

Jul. 23, 2024 04:32 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris has secured the support of enough Democratic delegates to become her party’s nominee against Republican Donald Trump, according to an Associated Press survey, as top Democrats rallied to her in the aftermath of President Joe Biden’s decision to...

Harris steps into the limelight. And the coconut trees and memes have followed

Jul. 23, 2024 02:44 AM EDT

If you're trying to get up to speed on Vice President Kamala Harris' swift emergence as Democrats' possible nominee this fall, you really need to know your memes. From “brat summer” to “coconut tree," it's been a timeline full of Harris-related memes for many people since...

2024 Election Latest: Harris says she's looking forward to accepting Democratic Party's nomination

Jul. 23, 2024 00:26 AM EDT

Vice President Kamala Harris had a busy 24 hours after being endorsed as the Democratic presidential candidate by President Joe Biden. She has secured enough delegates to earn the party’s nomination and raised more than $81 million, a record sum for the 2024 political cycle. Harris also spoke...

Who will win delegates' support to be the Democratic nominee? AP's survey tracks who they're backing

Jul. 22, 2024 22:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s withdrawal from his reelection bid and his endorsement of Vice President Kamala Harris to take on Republican Donald Trump in November scrambled what had once been a settled and suspense-free contest for the Democratic presidential nomination. ...

JD Vance slams Kamala Harris during his solo campaign debut as the GOP vice presidential nominee

Jul. 22, 2024 22:21 PM EDT

RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee JD Vance used his first solo campaign rallies Monday to throw fresh barbs at Vice President Kamala Harris a day after President Joe Biden threw the presidential election into upheaval by dropping out and endorsing his second-in-command to...

Democrats plan to push ahead with virtual roll call ahead of their convention, with Harris favored

Jul. 22, 2024 22:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Party plans to push forward with a virtual roll call in which delegates to its convention can choose a presidential nominee before they gather next month in Chicago — despite Vice President Kamala Harris being overwhelmingly favored to replace President Joe...

AP survey finds Kamala Harris has support from enough Democratic delegates to become party’s presidential nominee

Jul. 22, 2024 21:47 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP survey finds Kamala Harris has support from enough Democratic delegates to become party’s presidential nominee.

Democrats plan to push forward with a virtual roll call before their convention to choose a presidential nominee

Jul. 22, 2024 19:33 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats plan to push forward with a virtual roll call before their convention to choose a presidential nominee.

Calls for Maya Rudolph to reprise her Kamala Harris on 'SNL' are flooding social media

Jul. 22, 2024 17:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Will Maya Rudolph's “funt,” aka Vice President Kamala Harris, be back on “Saturday Night Live?” Speculation has been running hot since Sunday, when President Joe Biden dropped his election news, but the “SNL” alum is a busy actor these days. ...