Virginia Tech professor of political science Farita Jalalzai says Kamala Harris as Vice President brings women one step closer to the presidency which has been the hardest glass ceiling for women to break.
Candidate Joe Biden didn’t visit western Virginia during the 2020 presidential campaign, but he’s been here many times before, especially in 2012, when he and President Barack Obama were running for re-election.
The Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) says unemployment benefits are being paid out to Virginians who did not exhaust their weeks in 2020 through the CARES Act benefit programs, but there is still delay for other Virginians hoping to file future claims.
Carilion Clinic and the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts opened registration for a vaccine clinic available to people 65 and older. In just a couple hours, all 4,000 shots were accounted for.
Many expressed hope Wednesday that Biden would right the world’s largest democracy two weeks after they watched rioters storm the Capitol, shaking the faith of those fighting for democracy in their own countries.
Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than two centuries when she took the oath to hold the nation’s second-highest office.
A former Arizona politician must report to prison Thursday to begin serving the first of three sentences for running an illegal adoption scheme that paid pregnant women from the Marshall Islands to come to the U.S. to give up their babies.