Latest Kamala Harris News

Donald Trump will address the NRA in Texas. He's called himself the best president for gun owners

May. 18, 2024 07:55 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is expected to address thousands of members of the National Rifle Association in Texas a day after campaigning in Minnesota in the midst of his hush money trial. Trump has pledged to continue to defend the Second Amendment and has called...

Taking presidential debates out of commission's hands virtually guarantees fewer viewers

May. 17, 2024 18:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The planned presidential debates between Joe Biden and Donald Trump that were swiftly organized this week are a coup for CNN and ABC News — but virtually guaranteed to be among the least-watched general election contests ever. The rival campaigns skirted the...

Trump accepts a VP debate but wants it on Fox News. Harris has already said yes to CBS

May. 17, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump said Friday his campaign has accepted an invitation from Fox News for his yet-to-be-chosen running mate to debate Vice President Kamala Harris, and he urged her to accept as well. In fact, Harris has already said she’ll debate — but on a rival network. ...

Biden marks Brown v. Board of Education anniversary amid signs of erosion in Black voter support

May. 16, 2024 15:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden marked this week's 70th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that struck down institutionalized racial segregation in public schools by welcoming plaintiffs and family members in the landmark case to the White House. The Oval Office visit...

Harris accepts debate invite to face off with Trump's VP pick, which may come at convention

May. 16, 2024 13:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris has accepted an invitation from CBS News to debate former President Donald Trump's vice presidential pick this summer, the Biden campaign said Thursday, as the Republican said he might wait until his party's convention in July to announce his...

Maryland governor signs bill to create statewide gun center

May. 16, 2024 12:04 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore signed a bill into law on Thursday to create a new statewide center to help prevent gun violence. The governor described the center as the first of its kind since the White House urged states to form their own centers to better focus...

VP Harris was gifted tickets to one of the summer's hottest shows by the artist herself: Beyoncé

May. 15, 2024 18:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris was gifted tickets to one of last summer's hottest concerts by the artist herself: Beyoncé. She also attended college football's HBCU Celebration Bowl, where her alma mater Howard University played Florida A&M, courtesy of ESPN, according to...

Interior Dept staffer becomes first Jewish Biden appointee to publicly resign over war in Gaza

May. 15, 2024 14:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Interior Department staffer on Wednesday became the first Jewish political appointee to publicly resign in protest of U.S. support for Israel's war in Gaza. Lily Greenberg Call, a special assistant to the chief of staff in the Interior Department, accused...

Harris utters a profanity in advice to young Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

May. 13, 2024 21:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris used a profanity on Monday while offering advice to young Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders about how to break through barriers. Harris was participating in a conversation moderated by actor and comedian Jimmy O....

Harris congratulates HBCU graduates in video message for graduation season

May. 09, 2024 18:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Graduating students at historically Black colleges and universities across the country are receiving well wishes via a video greeting from a prominent fellow alumna: Vice President Kamala Harris. “As a proud HBCU graduate, I know firsthand the value of attending...