Clinton picks Tim Kaine, sturdy senator, for running mate

US Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally with US Senator Tim Kaine, in Annandale, VirginiaHillary Clinton tapped Tim Kaine, a popular Spanish-speaking senator from the swing state of Virginia, to be her running mate in the White House showdown against Donald Trump. The pick comes three days before the start of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, where Clinton — and now Kaine — will be elevated as the nominees to the party’s presidential ticket.

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