August 11, 2020
FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo, kicking off her book tour, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at George Washington University in Washington. Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden has chosen Harris as his running mate.
WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party's presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black voters will play in his bid to defeat President Donald Trump.