Latest Kamala Harris News

Some Republicans are voicing doubt over Alabama IVF ruling. Democrats see an opportunity

Feb. 23, 2024 09:33 AM EST

Some Republicans joined Democrats in expressing alarm over a ruling this week by the Alabama Supreme Court that jeopardized future access to in vitro fertilization, giving allies of President Joe Biden new fuel for their efforts to center abortion access in the presidential election. ...

Harris announces $5.8 billion for water infrastructure projects, says clean water is a right

Feb. 20, 2024 15:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Tuesday that states will share $5.8 billion in federal funds for water infrastructure projects around the country, paid for by one of its key legislative victories. The new round of funding will help pay for projects nationwide,...

Republican opponent of US aid to Ukraine brings his case to an international conference

Feb. 18, 2024 09:54 AM EST

MUNICH (AP) — A Republican opponent of new U.S. funding for Ukraine argued at an international security conference Sunday that the package stuck in Congress wouldn't “fundamentally change the reality” on the ground and that Russia has an incentive to negotiate peace. Ukrainian...

US aid to Ukraine hinges on House Speaker Johnson. His leadership is being tested by the far right

Feb. 17, 2024 18:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke with congressional leaders in Washington late last year he told them privately what is now public: With U.S. weapons, they could win the war against Russia, but without them Russian President Vladimir Putin would be victorious. ...

Harris repudiates Trump worldview and says the US won't back down on Ukraine's defense

Feb. 16, 2024 09:30 AM EST

MUNICH (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday warned of the dangers of growing authoritarianism and isolationism in a not-so-veiled repudiation of Donald Trump’s worldview and threats to renege on security guarantees for NATO allies should he return to the White House. ...

US to confront Trump-driven political turmoil at the Munich Security Conference

Feb. 15, 2024 00:24 AM EST

MUNICH (AP) — Long regarded as a celebration of the U.S.-led post-World War II international order, the Munich Security Conference this year will be more of a reflection of America’s political turmoil. The annual event kicks off Friday after former President Donald Trump...

Democrats and Republicans hold Black History Month celebrations with an eye on November's election

Feb. 14, 2024 12:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Black History Month, often a time to recognize the contributions of African Americans in U.S. history, was marked in the nation’s capital this week with a focus on present divides and the November election when Black turnout will be integral to the outcome. At...

Harris slams 'politically motivated' report as Biden to name task force to protect classified docs

Feb. 09, 2024 14:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday slammed the report by a Justice Department special counsel into Joe Biden's mishandling of classified documents that raised questions about the president's memory, calling it “politically motivated” and “gratuitous," as the White...

Senior Biden campaign officials kick-start coordination with House Democrats for 2024 race

Feb. 08, 2024 17:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior officials for President Joe Biden’s reelection effort met with House Democrats on Thursday to outline in detail post-Super Tuesday campaign plans — a strategy session that marks a significant boost in efforts to coordinate with lawmakers on organizing and...

Sports leagues promise the White House they will provide more opportunities for people to exercise

Feb. 08, 2024 09:45 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen sports leagues and players associations, from the NFL to the PGA Tour, have promised the White House that they will provide more opportunities for people to be physically active and learn about nutrition and adopting healthy lifestyles. The...