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Women leaders of color in the Lehigh Valley watched closely as Kamala Harris made history on Jan. 20, breaking through barriers that have kept women out of the White House and underrepresented in politics.

WLVR’s Community Correspondent Genesis Ortega reached out to Lehigh Valley elected officials – women of color – for their reaction to the election of the historic Biden/Harris ticket and what this may mean for women in politics going forward.

Kamala Harris is set to become the first woman and person of color to hold the office of vice president. WLVR’s Brittany Sweeney spoke with a local expert about what this means for women in politics.

Senator and Vice Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris was in the Lehigh Valley today as part of Biden’s final campaign blitz across the Keystone State.

With the election less than a week away, Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley are in the spotlight. Wednesday, Allentown was a stop on the democratic campaign trail for Doug Emhoff, husband of democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris.


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