By Sandra Rose  | 

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Kamala Harris made history as the first female U.S. President for a few hours while Joe Biden underwent a routine colonoscopy on Friday.

Vice President Harris, who is of Indian descent, assumed the powers and duties as acting president while Biden was under anesthesia for a few hours, the White House announced on Friday.

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Harris was president for a few short hours this morning. The White House announced the procedure just before noon. Biden resumed the presidency about an hour later.