"As I prepare to enter the United States Senate, I will carry on the mission of building a more inclusive democracy and economy for all", Padilla said.
Associated Press reports the resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme of a virtual event today that will celebrate the nation's diversity on the night before the inauguration. He is the first Latino to hold that office.
Biden's victory, while statistically impressive and involving the biggest defeat faced by an incumbent President since 1932, has not been legitimately accepted by the outgoing President.
The Democrat junior senator from California was tapped to run as former vice-president Joe Biden's veep in August 2020, becoming Vice President-elect in November following a bitterly fought race against incumbent Donald Trump and his deputy, Mike Pence.
Harris formally resigned her Senate seat Monday, ahead of her Wednesday inauguration with President-elect Joe Biden.
The members of the U.S. Senate have now split at 50 Democrats and 50 Republicans.
Vice presidents' spouses - all of them wives before Emhoff have at times been called the "second lady", a nod to the "first lady" being the president's wife.
The result of the anger, fomented by many extremists, was demonstrated in the aftermath of a rally led by Trump and his political and legal supporters on the first Wednesday of the New Year - January 6th, 2021.
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David Warner compiled 48 from 75 deliveries before he was out in the following over, trapped lbw by Sundar to make it 91-2. The highest successful run chase at the Brisbane venue was in 1951, when Australia finished 236-7.
Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and Biden are inaugurated.
After Democrats won a pair of runoffs in Georgia earlier this month, the Senate will be evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans.
Harris was viewed as a future presidential candidate nearly immediately upon joining the Senate in 2017.
Punchbowl News first reported the invite.
Biden also plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on the first day of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the USA without legal status.
The parade will be kicked off with Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris walking to the White House escorted by drum lines from the University of DE and Howard University, their alma maters.
Levine now serves as secretary of health for Pennsylvania.
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