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Kamala Harris: America’s next vice president

Kamala Devi Harris, a senator who has represented California in the U.S. Congress since 2017, will break barriers when she is inaugurated as vice president of the United States on January 20. She will be the first woman — and the first person of African, Jamaican and South Asian ancestry — to occupy that position. ...
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Joe Biden: America’s next president

Joseph R. Biden Jr., a former vice president and a longtime Capitol Hill lawmaker known for reaching across the political aisle to get things done, takes office on January 20 as the 46th president of the United States. Biden served eight years as former President Barack Obama’s vice president and defeated incumbent President Donald J. ...
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Health and Travel Alert – January 15, 2021

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)   Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must ...
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Statement on Recent Violence in Washington

Acts of political violence, such as what we witnessed at the United States Capitol on January 6, are unacceptable and appalling.  There can be no minimizing of this event.  The disgraceful storming and invasion of the Capitol reminds us of the importance of safeguarding and protecting democracy.  The incident should also serve as another clear warning ...
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