The never-ending evolution of the vice presidency

The never-ending evolution of the vice presidency
Joshua Holzer
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On Jan. 20, Kamala Harris became vice president of the US—the first woman, the first person of South Asian descent, and the first African American to do so. Harris also became the first vice president to have graduated from a historically black college or university. The role of vice president is only mentioned in the US Constitution a handful of times.