United States vice-president-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat two days before she and president-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated, making way for California’s first Latino senator.
- There was intense lobbying for the vacant Senate seat
- Ms Harris’s election as vice-president means the chamber’s roster will not have a black woman
- Alex Padilla joins a Senate which will be dominated by the Democrats
Aides to the California Democrat confirmed the timing and said Governor Gavin Newsom was aware…