Foriegn News

Hillary Clinton Selects Tim Kaine As Her Running Mate

Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr

Hilary-and-running-mate-Tim-kaine

Democratic presidential candidate has selected , a moderate senator from Virginia, as her running mate.

Mrs Clinton broke the news in a tweet to her supporters. She plans a formal announcement on Saturday.

Mrs Clinton passed over more left-leaning candidates in favour of the 58-year-old senator who opposes abortion and supports free-trade agreements.

His home state of Virginia is a major battleground in the coming election.
Mr Kaine also speaks fluent Spanish and could help the Clinton campaign maintain its support among Hispanic Americans – a growing voting bloc.

ALSO SEE:  Elections2016: Donald Trump Leading Hillary Clinton In Battle For US President

An experienced politician who has been toughly vetted, he is considered a “safe” choice for the vice-president slot.
Mr Kaine was a finalist to be Barack Obama’s running mate in 2008 and served as Virginia governor before his time in the Senate.

Mrs Clinton also reportedly interviewed liberal firebrand Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Senator Cory Booker, an African-American senator from New Jersey.

Comments

comments

Write A Comment