That's a huge asset for Biden, and for voters. The outlet estimates she earned the about the same amount of money when she became California attorney general in 2010.
"I watch as dem take di tmbig banks, lift up working pipi, and protect women and pikin from abuse", e tweeted. Biden endorsed Jones' candidacy prior to the Democratic Senate primary in 2017, then visited Birmingham a couple of months later to campaign on behalf of Jones. There has never been a Black woman as a running mate.
Top choices for Biden had included not only Harris, but also former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice, Rep. Karen Bass of California and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. It also represents a strategic decision by the 77-year-old former vice president to keep his ticket firmly within the more moderate wing of the Democratic Party.
Biden "can unify the American people because he's spent his life fighting for us". As she struggled to gain traction in public opinion polls, she ended her presidential campaign early in 2020 before the first primary contest in Iowa. And if they win, the telegenic but tough Californian would nearly certainly become the frontrunner in the race for the 2024 or 2028 Democratic nomination.
Biden had met with at least one other candidate, the source confirmed, but did not provide further details about who the meeting was with or when it took place.
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Trump poured scorn on Biden's announcement, saying he was "surprised" at his choice given what Trump called Harris´s lackluster performance in the Democratic nomination race.
Harris is a former attorney general of California and now the only Black woman serving in the U.S. Senate, where she gained recognition for her sharp questioning of Trump administration officials and nominees.
Biden and Harris are expected to address the public on Wednesday in Delaware, Biden's home state.
"Back when Kamala was Attorney General, she worked closely with Beau", Biden continued in his tweet, referring to his late son who was then the attorney general of DE and who died in 2015 from brain cancer.
In March, he announced his intention to pick a woman for the post and the campaign has examined a list of governors, senators and congresswomen since May.
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The Secret Service did not immediately respond to queries about the incident. "It's not something that's unique", he said. He praised the Secret Service response and said the agency would have more details on the event later.
Kamala Harris has been named Joe Biden's vice presidential running mate. Biden's wife, Jill, later said she viewed the attack as a "punch in the gut", while some Biden aides saw it as opportunistic. "This is a good day for our country". It's just a harder thing to really criticize him with when you've got someone who has a prosecutorial record on the ticket with you.
Biden hopes Harris, herself once a frontrunner in the Democratic race for president, will bolster his support from the progressive wing of the party.
"In her failed attempt at running for president, Kamala Harris gleefully embraced the left's radical manifesto, calling for trillions of dollars in new taxes and backing Bernie Sanders' government takeover of healthcare", Pierson's statement echoed. Unrest, meanwhile, has emerged across the country as Americans protest racism and police brutality.
Biden may well have picked Harris for other reasons.
Dem born di Democra for Oakland, California to two immigrant parents: one Indian-born mother and Jamaican-born father.
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