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The nomination of Judy Shelton, President Donald Trump's controversial pick for the Federal Reserve, is stalled in the Senate after Vice President-elect Kamala Harris returned to the chamber to cast a key vote in a tally Tuesday.
Election Day is over but California already is consumed with its next high-profile political contest — the competition to fill Kamala Harris’ soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat.
Here are some of the reactions from Northwest politicians to Joe Biden being declared the apparent winner of the presidential election:
After a close election that left many Americans wondering for days who would be elected president, Harris made history Friday by being elected the first woman, Black person and South Asian American person elected to vice president. For women politicians in Spokane, Harris is inspiring, surprising and, to some, disappointing.
Presidential historians and experts on aging say that while the candidates' advanced age has important implications for the presidency, it should not be disqualifying, and the fact that the two men are roughly the same age means voters can look to other factors to decide between the two septuagenarians.
On Tuesday night, as it has during every presidential election year over the past three decades, Nickelodeon aired its "Nick News: Kids Pick the President" special and revealed the results of its "Kids' Vote" poll, an informal, nonscientific survey in which children get to vote for the president of the United States.
Democratic vice presidential hopeful Kamala Harris has made a direct appeal to Black men in Atlanta, blasting President Donald Trump as “racist” and vouching for Joe Biden as a man capable of addressing systemic racism and leading a diverse country
Floridians began early voting in much of the state Monday with no serious problems reported as the Trump campaign tries to cut into an early advantage Democrats have posted in mail-in votes in the key swing state.
Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, will suspend in-person events until Monday after two people associated with the campaign tested positive for the coronavirus.
Joe Biden and his running mate, California Sen. Kamala Harris, were scheduled to visit the Phoenix area on Thursday, campaigning together for the first time since the Democratic convention. Not to be ignored, Vice President Mike Pence planned to campaign across town in his fourth appearance in the state this year. But some Republicans are increasingly anxious about their prospects.
After Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic nominee Kamala Harris faced off in the vice presidential debate Wednesday night in Salt Lake City, students in a virtual debate-watch event co-hosted by Gonzaga University called the debate more civil than the clash between the presidential candidates a week earlier but said the meeting did little to change their viewsof either candidate.
On Wednesday, October 7, Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris will meet onstage at the Univ. of Utah in Salt Lake City for their only debate.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lay in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol as the first woman ever so honored, making history again as she had throughout her extraordinary life while an intensifying election-year battle swirled over her replacement.
Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris met the family of a Wisconsin man shot by police last month to kick off her Labor Day visit to a critical swing state while President Donald Trump assailed the Democratic ticket and put the halting economic recovery under the best light.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden began a visit to the battleground state of Wisconsin on Thursday by meeting with the family of Jacob Blake, the Black man whose shooting by a white police officer sparked days of sometimes violent and destructive protests.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden raised $364 million in August, a record sum that will give him ample resources to compete in the final two months of the campaign against President Donald Trump.
After spending a pandemic spring and summer tethered almost entirely to his Delaware home, Joe Biden plans to take his presidential campaign to battleground states after Labor Day in his bid to unseat President Donald Trump.
Sometime on Thursday night or early Friday morning, some “criminal masterminds” broke into the building on the Capitol Campus with the office for The Spokesman-Review and two other newspapers.
The Washington Post Politics & Accountability anchor Libby Casey will host live coverage each night from 8 p.m. (Eastern U.S. time) until approximately 11:30 p.m (ET).
For the second time in four years, the Democratic presidential primary pitted the expanding progressive movement against an eventually victorious establishment. But as the party gathers virtually this week to nominate Joe Biden for the presidency, the possibility of President Donald Trump's reelection has become Democrats' unifying and energizing force.