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Biden picks Indian-origin Kamala Harris as his vice president nominee

Biden embraces former rival from Democratic primary who is familiar with the unique rigour of a national campaign.

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Joe Biden with Kamala Harris in July 2019 during the Democartic primary contest. (Photo: Bloomberg)
In choosing Harris, Biden is embracing a former rival from the Democratic primary who is familiar with the rigour of a national campaign.

Democratic nominee has named Indian-origin senator as his running mate, making history by selecting the first black woman to compete on a major party's presidential ticket.

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First Published: Wed, August 12 2020. 05:49 IST
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