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California Gov. Gavin Newsom could be a 2024 contender. There's only one problem: Kamala Harris

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Vice President Kamala Harris and California Gov. Gavin Newsom appear at an anti-recall rally together in September 2021. SAUL LOEB / AFP
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is well-positioned for a presidential run in 2024 or beyond.
Except, VP Kamala Harris is the Democrats' heir apparent, and they're from the same state.
For now, Newsom allies say there's "no way in hell" they'd run against each other in a primary.
California has given the US two presidents -Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan - and could give it a third in 2024. Vice President Kamala Harris, a former senator and state attorney...
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Biden announces US will buy another 500 million at-home COVID-19 tests to send to Americans for free

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Biden announced on Thursday that his administration will buy another 500 million at-home COVID-19 tests to send to Americans for free. "Today, I'm directing my team to procure an additional 500 million more tests to distribute for free," Biden said as he delivered an update on the White House's response to surging COVID-19 cases across the nation. The new order doubles the total number of at-home COVID-19 tests that will be distributed for free to 1 billion. This story is developing. Please check back for updates. Read the original article...
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Vice President Kamala Harris dismisses question about being on the ticket with Biden in 2024: 'I'm sorry, we are thinking about today'

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images
Vice President Kamala Harris was asked by NBC whether she will be Biden's running mate in 2024.
"I'm sorry, we are thinking about today," Harris replied.
"The American people sent us here to do a job, and right now there's a lot of work to be done," she added.
In an interview for NBC's "Today Show," Vice President Kamala Harris swatted away a question about whether she'll be President Joe Biden's running mate in 2024. Harris, who is facing historically-low approval ratings for a vice president this early...
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