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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris (left) and California Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2018. Newsom will appointment a successor to Harris in the Senate, a highly coveted seat among California Democrats. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Elections

'A Vexing Decision': Calif. Governor Mulls Who Will Replace Harris In Senate

Gov. Gavin Newsom says his considerations include diversity, geography, electability and political compatibility. "Diversity is a given," says one of his advisers.

A voter casts a ballot on Tuesday at Jennings Senior High School in Jennings, Mo., a St. Louis suburb. Voters passed an amendment to Missouri's constitution that opens the door to redrawing state legislative districts that don't take into account children, noncitizens and other residents who are not eligible to vote. Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images hide caption

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A National Fight Over Who Is Counted In Voting Districts May Arise From Missouri

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Even before becoming president-elect, Joe Biden has been working on a coordinated, national plan for fighting the coronavirus. Among other things, it will empower scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help set national, evidence-based guidance to stop outbreaks. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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President-Elect Biden Has A Plan To Combat COVID-19. Here's What's In It

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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris (left) and California Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2018. Newsom will appointment a successor to Harris in the Senate, a highly coveted seat among California Democrats. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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'A Vexing Decision': Calif. Governor Mulls Who Will Replace Harris In Senate

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Residents hold placards with the portrait of of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, as they celebrate her election victory in her ancestral village of Thulasendrapuram in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Saturday. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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'Euphoria': Residents Of Harris' Ancestral Village In India Celebrate Her Win

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Used vehicles are parked on the sales lot at a CarMax store on Sept. 24 in Colma, Calif. CarMax reported a surge in earnings after used-car prices climbed steadily — and surprisingly — for months. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A Pandemic Sticker Shock: Used-Car Prices Are Through The Roof

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The exterior of the New York Stock Exchange last week. Stocks surged after Pfizer said its experimental COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective and after former Vice President Joe Biden was elected president. Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Stocks Soar To Record Highs On Vaccine Hopes

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