VP Pick: Sen. Kamala Harris Chosen as Biden’s Running Mate

  • Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, has selected Kamala Harris as his running mate.
  • Harris became the first Black and South Asian American woman chosen for national office by a major political party.
  • For months, Biden’s search committee poured over records and conducted interviews before presenting a list of finalists to the former vice president.
  • Biden and Harris will formally accept the Democratic nominations during the party’s convention held virtually next week.