President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2020 'for changing the American story' and 'for showing that the forces of empathy are greater than the furies of division'. — Edward Felsenthal, Time editor-in-chief
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2020 "for changing the American story" and "for showing that the forces of empathy are greater than the furies of division". — Edward Felsenthal, Time editor-in-chief
Biden and Harris have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2020
  • President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2020.
  • The pair were chosen for the honor over finalists that included President Donald Trump, the movement for racial justice, and frontline health workers with Dr. Anthony Fauci.
  • Time editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal said that Biden and Harris received for the honor "for changing the American story" and "for showing that the forces of empathy are greater than the furies of division."
... Biden and Harris defeated President Donald Trump in the November general election, making him only the 11th president in US history to lose a reelection bid. In winning the election, Harris became the first female, first Black, and first Indian-American vice president.