Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, announced on Tuesday he has selected Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) as his running mate. Harris, who was previously a presidential candidate herself, was considered a top contender as Biden's vice presidential pick, alongside Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), former U.N. ambassador Susan Rice, and nearly a dozen others. Harris was previously the attorney general of California. She is now the first Black and South Asian American woman on a major party presidential ticket. Biden and Harris will hold their first appearance together on Wednesday during an event in Wilmington, Delaware.

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