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Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his US vice-presidential candidate
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Joe Biden chooses Kamala Harris as his running matePresumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has officially chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. Harris, who ran for the presidency herself, is a historic choice: She’s..
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