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Kamala Harris is poised to be a historic — and influential — vice president

As a tiebreaker in the Senate and a close adviser to the president, Harris takes on a unique role.

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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in today and got straight to work. Vox’s Laura McGann and Dylan Matthews explain what will be done immediately, and what’s possible with the slimmest of majorities in Congress.

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