By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 08:44 PM IST
“Future Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff. Devoted dad. Proud husband to Vice President-elect Harris,” reads the bio of the @SecondGentleman Twitter handle.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 08:19 PM IST
Harris has already started the process by notifying California Governor Gavin Newsom.
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:54 AM IST
This will be the second time Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will take part in an inauguration. She also swore in President-elect Joe Biden as vice president in 2013.
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 09:44 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times
By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:23 PM IST
“Loving these posts and getting to know you better,” read one comment under the share.
By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 06:25 PM IST
“She was all of five feet, but if you ever met her you would think she was seven feet tall,” reads a bit of the text shared by the US Vice President-elect alongside three images.
Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 08:52 AM IST
Harris has been vocal about her stand on women's rights and racial equality among other issues since before she was chosen as the running mate of President-elect Joe Biden in the US elections 2020.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 05:13 PM IST
One of the two covers featuring the former California senator, 56, has been in a whirling vortex on social media, with a section of style arbiters stating that the lighting washes her out and that the lackadaisical styling doesn’t befit the country’s first Black woman to be elected vice president
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 04:35 PM IST
After the election results were declared in November 2020, Joe Biden named over 20 Indian-Americans to his agency review teams (ARTs), providing a glimpse to his nomination strategy.
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 10:27 AM IST
From Priyanka Chopra sharing her excitement for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris ahead of her appointment to Shahid Kapoor asking filmmakers to offer him a film in which he can dance, here are top entertainment news stories.
By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 01:53 PM IST
Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will take the oath of office from the Capitol’s West Front, one of the very locations where a violent mob overpowered police and stormed the building.
By Associated Press | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:22 PM IST
US Congress certifies Joe Biden, Kamala Harris victory in US elections, reports AP
By Agencies | Atlanta, Atlanta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 05:52 AM IST
Democrats must win both contests to take control of the Senate. A Democratic sweep would create a 50-50 split in the Senate and give vice president-elect Kamala Harris, as president of the Senate, the tie-breaking vote after she and Biden take office on January 20. The party already has a narrow majority in the US House of Representatives.
By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 03:33 AM IST
The two victories will give Democrats control of the Senate for the next two years.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 11:02 PM IST
Democrat Warnock has defeated Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler, the Associated Press reported, while Democrat Jon Ossoff appeared headed toward victory over Republican Senator David Perdue.
By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 10:14 PM IST
If Democrats secure victories in the two seats, they will wrest control of the Senate from Republicans and complete a trifecta, with the House of Representatives and the White House already in the bag, starting January 20.
By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Atlanta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 06:48 AM IST
Democrats must win both contests in Georgia to take control of the Senate. A double win for the Democrats would create a 50-50 split in the Senate, giving Vice President-elect Kamala Harris the tie-breaking vote after she and Biden take office on Jan. 20.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 12:56 PM IST
After the official swearing-in ceremony on the West front of the US Capitol, the President-elect, First Lady Jill Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff will participate in a Pass in Review on the East front with members of the military.
By Associated Press| Posted by Mallika Soni | Atlanta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 03:59 AM IST
Biden and his team have steered at least $18 million to help Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock try to unseat Republican Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. Biden’s campaign manager and incoming White House deputy chief of staff, Jen O’Malley Dillon, confirmed the figures Saturday.
By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Atlanta
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 01:34 PM IST
Two runoffs Tuesday in Georgia will decide which party controls the Senate and, thus, how far the new president can reach legislatively on issues such as the pandemic, health care, taxation, energy and the environment.
By Reuters| Posted by Mallika Soni | Atlanta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 02:52 AM IST
The 3,001,017 early votes amount to 38.8% of all registered voters in the state, according to the US Elections Project. That puts turnout at a record high for a Georgia runoff, exceeding the 2.1 million ballots cast in a 2008 Senate contest.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 07:25 AM IST
Harris, the US vice president-elect, took to Twitter expressing optimism that in 2021, ‘we can turn a new chapter in our nation’s history.’
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 04:22 PM IST
The actor, who was recently seen reprising the titular role in “Wonder Woman 1984”, shared a series of pictures on her Instagram page, acknowledging young girls and women from all walks of life across the globe.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri | HIndustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 01:48 PM IST
“As Joe Biden said yesterday, once in office we will ensure that the Covid-19 vaccines are distributed equitably and free of charge—so it doesn’t matter the color of your skin or where you live. If you want a vaccine, you’ll be able to get one.” tweeted Kamala Harris
By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 08:02 AM IST
Colin Kahl, who served as Biden’s national security adviser when he was vice president, will be nominated for undersecretary of defense for policy.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Srivatsan K C | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 11:20 PM IST
“That was easy!” Harris exclaimed after receiving the shot and thanked the nurse saying that “she barely felt it.” She also thanked UMC for serving the community which she called was “often overlooked.”
By Reuters | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Newark, Delaware
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 07:48 AM IST
A Democrat, Biden will inherit the logistical challenges of distributing the vaccine to hundreds of millions of Americans, as well as the task of persuading people who worry its development was rushed for political reasons to take it.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 12:28 AM IST
President Donald Trump has said he will take the vaccine, but hasn’t said when. White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Tuesday declined to set a timeline, or to commit to him getting it while still in office.
By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 12:44 AM IST
After the swearing-in ceremony, Joe Biden will deliver an inaugural address that “lays out his vision to beat the virus, build back better, and bring the country together.”
By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 11:32 PM IST
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and vice-president-elect Kamala Harris on their election win, a day after their victory was cemented by an electoral college vote