Kamala Harris To Resign Her Senate Seat Monday As She Prepares For Vice Presidency

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated.

Aides to the California Democrat confirmed the timing and said Gov. Gavin Newsom was aware of her decision, clearing the way for him to appoint fellow Democrat Alex Padilla, now California’s secretary of state, to serve the final two years of Harris’ term.

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Trump admin launches despicable attack on LGBTQ people on its way out

The Trump administration is making a deliberate decision to continue this anti-gay animus as it’s just days away from going out of power—and when the incoming Biden administration has already made clear it will begin reversing Trump administration policies right away. 

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Trump administration pushes ‘midnight regulations’ after breaking records for final-year rulemaking

The Trump administration has already finalized more federal rules in its last year than any other recent President. And that’s not even counting the regulatory activity underway since Nov. 1, a period when outgoing administrations tend to rush through “midnight regulations.”

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‘It’s a good idea’: Fauci praises 100-day mask plan, Appointed Biden’s Chief Medical Advisor

“He just wants to get — and it’s a good idea — uniform,” Fauci said. “He’s saying, ‘Hey, folks, trust me. Everybody for 100 days.’ Now, it might be that after that, we still are going to need it.”

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CDC ready for Biden transition: ‘This is what we’ve been waiting for’

Leadership at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, beset by a Trump White House that was harshly critical of the agency coronavirus response, are anticipating the Biden transition team and the change a new administration will bring, senior health officials tell CNN. 

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Trump Administration Approves Start of Formal Transition to Biden

President Trump’s government on Monday authorized President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. to begin a formal transition process after Michigan certified Mr. Biden as its winner, a strong sign that the president’s last-ditch bid to overturn the results of the election was coming to an end.

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