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Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his vice presidential candidate

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Joe Biden has chosen California Senator Kamala Harris as his vice president candidate, making her the first black woman on a major party presidential ticket.

He posted on Twitter: “I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked @KamalaHarris — a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants — as my running mate.

“Back when Kamala was Attorney General, she worked closely with Beau. I watched as they took on the big banks, lifted up working people, and protected women and kids from abuse. I was proud then, and I’m proud now to have her as my partner in this campaign.”

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