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BREAKING: Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate





- Joe Biden has picked Kamala Harris as his running mate ahead of the U.S presidential elections

- Harris is the first black woman and the first Asian American to run on a major party ticket in the U.S

- Only two women have previously been nominated for vice-presidency for a major party in the U.S

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Joe Biden has named California senator Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate ahead of the U.S presidential elections.

Experts say Biden's historic choice will likely bolster his chances of beating Donald Trump in an election many predict will be a close race.

Harris, a barrier-breaking former prosecutor, is the daughter of immigrants from Jamaica and India, and is the first black woman and the first Asian American to run on a major party ticket.

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Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate

Ms Harris is currently a California senator. Photo credit: Politico.com
Source: Facebook

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After her parent's divorce, Ms Harris was raised primarily by her Hindu single mother, a cancer researcher and civil rights activist.

His campaign manager, Jennifer O’Malley Dillon added: “Ready to make history, change the world, and win.”

Biden’s decision followed a months-long search for a candidate who could lift the Democratic Party ticket in a wild and unpredictable election.

The decision is of great consequence, not only for Democrats’ immediate political prospects but for the future of the party.

His running mate will be considered Biden’s potential successor and the person who could become the U.S first female president.

Only two women have previously been nominated for the vice presidency of a major political party and neither was successful: Sarah Palin, the governor of Alaska, in 2008, and the congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro in 1984.

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Biden had on Wednesday, July 22, labelled Trump as the first racist U.S. president.

He made the comment while answering questions at a Service Employees International Union roundtable.

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