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Kamala Harris is the U.S. Vice President-elect. The [major / majorly] television networks in the USA have [announced / announcement] that Joe Biden has [winning / won] the 2020 U.S. Election. They said Mr Biden has 279 votes [on / in] the Electoral College, which is enough [as / for] him to be elected as America's 46th President. Ms Harris will be the first woman in U.S. history to [hold / belief] the post of Vice President. She will also be the first black American and the first of South Asian [descend / descent] to hold the post. Harris, 56, [simply / simple] tweeted: "We did it, Joe Biden." She added: "This election is about so [many / much] more than Joe Biden or me. It's about the soul of America and our willingness to fight for it. We have a lot of work [ahead / heading] of us. Let’s get started."

Kamala Harris has been a rising [star / start] in the Democratic Party for the last two decades. She [serviced / served] as California's attorney general [before / ahead] becoming a US senator. She [ran / jogged] to become the nominee for the 2020 Democratic presidential campaign but [losing / lost] to Joe Biden. However, Mr Biden chose her as his running [pal / mate] . They will be sworn [in / out] as President and Vice President on January 20. Jemele Hill, writing in the Atlantic magazine, said: "Harris' [descent / ascent] to the vice-presidency is certainly a [reflection / mirror] of what's possible. She has accomplished something that no other black woman has. I can't help but daydream about Harris someday stepping [on / one] level up to the presidency."

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