After weeks of speculation, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has picked U.S. Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate to take on President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in the November presidential election.
Harris was long considered a front runner for the role and could become the first female, and black Vice President, in the history of the United States. But, how will she impact the ticket with Biden and why did he choose her?
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— The Hill (@thehill) August 11, 2020
Kamala Harris is a natural centrist who combines the authority of a prosecutor with the enthusiasm of a skilful retail politician. Read our first profile of Joe Biden's choice for vice-president from 2016 https://t.co/S64mPNrJkJ
— The Economist (@TheEconomist) August 11, 2020