Women on social media cheered on Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisWhat blue wave? A close look at Texas today tells of a different story A healthier planet and economy is worth fighting for Watch live: Harris gives remarks on the child tax credit MORE (D-Calif.) over a viral exchange with Vice President Pence during their vice presidential debate Wednesday night.

Harris twice interjected "I'm speaking," when interrupted by Pence, with clips of the moments being widely shared online and appearing to resonate with many of the women who were watching.

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Some weren't so keen on the moment, however, with conservatives saying it was "obnoxious."

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Harris, whose father is Jamaican and whose mother was Indian, is the first woman of color on a major party presidential ticket. Both of her parents immigrated to the U.S. for their education.

The sole vice presidential debate follows last week's first debate between President TrumpDonald TrumpWhat blue wave? A close look at Texas today tells of a different story Democrats go down to the wire with Manchin Trump's former bodyguard investigated in NY prosectors' probe: report MORE and Democratic nominee former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenMilitary must better understand sexual assaults to combat them The Hill's Equilibrium — Presented by NextEra Energy — Tasmanian devil wipes out penguin population On The Money: Democrats make full-court press on expanded child tax credit | White House confident Congress will raise debt ceiling MORE, an event marked by numerous heated interruptions and loud acrimony between the two presidential nominees. Wednesday's event was far more cordial, though both Harris and Pence repeatedly refused to give direct answers to questions from moderator Susan Page, the Washington bureau chief of USA Today.