President-Elect Joe Biden & Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris
President-Elect & Vice-President-Elect!!
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won 2020's hotly contested presidential election, which was held on November 3, receiving over 80 million votes, the highest number of any American presidential team! Having organized a strong Transition Team, Biden and Harris will be ready to assume leadership of the country as soon as they are they are sworn into office on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.
Before running to become the democratic nominee for U.S. President, Mr. Biden served for eight years as Vice President to President Barack Obama. Prior to serving as Vice President, Mr. Biden represented the state of Delaware in the U.S. Senate for 36 years. Throughout his career, Joe Biden has introduced and fought for campaign finance reform, international arms control, stopping violence against women, providing comprehensive health care for every American, putting an end to gun violence, addressing climate change, and upholding the human and legal rights of every American, regardless of race, gender, age, faith, sexual orientation, disability, or political persuasion.
The first Black and Indian American woman to be nominated for Vice-President, currently, Kamala Harris represents California in the U.S. Senate. In 2010, she became the first Black woman to be elected California Attorney General, overseeing the country’s second largest Justice Department, only behind the U.S. Department of Justice. In this capacity, Kamala fought for families and won a $20 billion settlement for California homeowners against big banks that were unfairly foreclosing on homes. Kamala also worked to protect Obamacare, helped win marriage equality for all, defended California’s landmark climate change law and won a $1.1 billion settlement against a for-profit education company that scammed students and veterans. Kamala serves on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence that deals with the nation’s most sensitive national security and international threats. She also serves on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee where she oversees the federal government’s response to natural disasters and emergencies, including the Trump administration’s response to COVID-19. On the Senate Judiciary Committee, Kamala has held Trump administration officials accountable and was a powerful voice against Trump’s conservative judicial nominations.
The list of Joe's endorsements is impressive. He has been endorsed by:
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (Vermont) - In early April, Sanders suspended his campaign and then endorsed Biden. Sanders and Biden agreed to join the brightest minds from each of their campaigns to form six “task forces” to reach agreement on policy areas. Those areas include the economy, education, criminal justice, immigration,climate change, and health care.
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (Massachusetts) - "In this moment of crisis, it's more important than ever that the next president restores Americans' faith in good, effective government. Joe Biden has spent nearly his entire life in public service. He knows that a government run with integrity, competence, and heart will save lives and save livelihoods."
U.S. Senator Mark Warner (Virginia) - "Joe Biden is the best person to unite our country, and I will be on his team, fighting right alongside him as he does."
U.S. Representative Don Beyer, (Virginia) - "Joe Biden is a statesman who has been tested by years of public service as a Senator and as the Vice President and most trusted counselor of President Barack Obama. He has the experience necessary to achieve progress and deliver results, and the ability to unite our party’s broad coalition and lead us to victory in November.”
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (Virginia) - Biden reminds me of President Harry S. Truman, an outwardly ordinary man whose work ethic, faith in the goodness of everyday Americans, and love of country made him a great president."
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