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Politics Sen. Elizabeth Warren: 'With Kamala's swearing in, women are one step closer'

17:31  24 january  2021
17:31  24 january  2021 Source:   cnn.com

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Massachusetts Sen . Elizabeth Warren said Sunday that Kamala Harris' historic role as the nation' s first female, Black and South Asian vice president signals " women are one step closer " to getting top jobs as the country continues to grapple with gender equality in politics.

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Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Sunday that Kamala Harris' historic role as the nation's first female, Black and South Asian vice president signals "women are one step closer" to getting top jobs as the country continues to grapple with gender equality in politics.

a person in glasses looking at the camera: Democratic presidential hopeful Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks to the media in the spin room following the ninth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by NBC News, MSNBC, Noticias Telemundo and The Nevada Independent at the Paris Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 19, 2020. (Photo by Bridget Bennett/AFP/Getty Images) © Bridget Bennett/AFP/Getty Images Democratic presidential hopeful Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks to the media in the spin room following the ninth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by NBC News, MSNBC, Noticias Telemundo and The Nevada Independent at the Paris Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 19, 2020. (Photo by Bridget Bennett/AFP/Getty Images)

"Look, it's -- it's tough out there. But I am so happy for Kamala. I was so happy when she was sworn in," the Democrat told CNN's Abby Phillip on "Inside Politics." "And I know that millions of little girls across this country see themselves in her. With Kamala's swearing in, women are one step closer."

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Warren, one of the progressive voices in the Senate, has spoken out numerous times about the challenges she faced during her own 2020 campaign for president because of her gender. When asked if this election will bring about positive change for women, Warren appeared optimistic.

"Yes, I hope so. And it's Kamala, but also look at the number of women who will be heading up agencies," she said, mentioning Deb Haaland who has been nominated as interior secretary and could be the first Native American Cabinet secretary.

She also pointed to Janet Yellen, who if confirmed by the Senate, will be the first woman treasury secretary.

"They're wonderful women, strong women around President (Joe) Biden and that is a part of tapping into our strength as a nation. We need to hear from many voices. And that means we need to hear from men and from women."

This is a breaking story and will be updated.

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Insider asked readers to share what it was like watching the historic moment Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first woman and first Black and Asian-American person to serve as US vice president.For millions of people across the US, Harris' moment at the inauguration felt like the beginning of a new chapter in American history. Harris is not just the first woman, but also the first Black and first South Asian-American politician to become the country's VP.

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