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For questions related to Kamala D. Harris, US Vice President (2021 to ?), and US Senator (D) from California from 2017 to 2021. Use this tag alongside the [united-states] and [vice-president] tags.

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When was the last time a Vice President chose to let a tied Senate vote fail, without using their negative casting vote?

I was reading a recent question on why a Vice President might choose to use a negative casting vote on a tied vote in the Senate rather than just letting the motion fail by withholding their vote, ...
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Do Kamala Harris's demographic characteristics hurt her approval? [closed]

Kamala Harris has consistently received lower favorabilities than Joe Biden. In a poll, a plurality of 52% approves of Biden with a net approval rating of 7 points while another plurality of 47% ...
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Why hasn't Kamala Harris visited the US-Mexico Border?

Since Joe Biden put VP Harris in charge of the border migration back on March 24, 2021, VP Harris hasn't conducted a visit to the border. I am under the impression that it would be helpful for her to ...
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How unusual is a Vice President presiding over their own replacement in the Senate?

Yesterday, new Vice President Kamala Harris presided over the swearing-in of 3 new Senators, including her own replacement. This required her to read a statement which had her own name in it, so she ...
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What plans do the Biden-Harris administration have for helping and contributing to the African-American Community?

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been elected as President and Vice President by citizens of the United States of America and have said they have plans to help the African-American community. I am ...
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Does Kamala Harris vote with Trump's position less often than Bernie Sanders?

I've seen claims that during the 116th congress, Senator Kamala Harris voted with Trump's position more than two percentage points less often (11.1% compared to 13.6%) than Senator Bernie Sanders, who ...
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