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Shortly after launching her own presidential bid in 2019, Harris joined sorority members at Alpha Kappa Alpha's annual Pink Ice Gala in Columbia, S.C. Members of the sorority across the nation are celebrating one of their own making history as U.S. vice president. Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Watching History From Afar, Some Harris Supporters Feel 'Robbed' Of A Big Moment

For so many people, Kamala Harris' inauguration as vice president is a momentous occasion. But it is also a moment that has been stripped of much of the traditional pomp and circumstance.

Lila Downs' song for the Morning Edition Song Project, "Dark Eyes," honors essential workers who are often overlooked. Jennifer Pochat/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lila Downs' New Song Is About Indigenous Workers' Invisible Labor

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Shortly after launching her own presidential bid in 2019, Harris joined sorority members at Alpha Kappa Alpha's annual Pink Ice Gala in Columbia, S.C. Members of the sorority across the nation are celebrating one of their own making history as U.S. vice president. Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Watching History From Afar, Some Harris Supporters Feel 'Robbed' Of A Big Moment

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaves the Senate chamber on Tuesday. In remarks, he publicly denounced President Trump for instigating the Jan. 6 insurrection on the Capitol. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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'The Mob Was Fed Lies': McConnell Rebukes Trump For His Role In Capitol Riot

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