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Hillary Clinton chooses Sen. Tim Kaine as VP

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Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has chosen Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia as her vice president and running mate.


Clinton made the announcement Friday on Twitter.

Clinton's announcement comes two days before the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia where the theme will be "United Together."

Kaine, 58, had been a favorite for the vice presidential slot since the start of Clinton's search process. He has been active in the Senate on foreign relations and military affairs and built a reputation for working across the aisle as Virginia's governor and mayor of Richmond.


A former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Kaine has also worked as a lawyer on fair housing and civil rights issues. He had been considered a leading vice presidential contender for weeks based on his broad political experience in Virginia, another presidential battleground.

Kaine campaigned with Clinton last week in northern Virginia, where he spoke briefly in Spanish and argued that Trump was unqualified, untested and untrustworthy.

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