Women on social media cheered on Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBiden-Harris team unveils inauguration playlist Trump approval rating relatively unchanged in wake of Capitol rioting: NBC News poll Harris to resign from Senate seat on Monday 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 TrumpIran convicts American businessman on spying charge: report DC, state capitals see few issues, heavy security amid protest worries Pardon-seekers have paid Trump allies tens of thousands to lobby president: NYT MORE and Democratic nominee former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenFear of insider attack prompts additional FBI screening of National Guard troops: AP Iran convicts American businessman on spying charge: report DC, state capitals see few issues, heavy security amid protest worries 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.