USA Politic: Hillary Clinton the Democratic presidential candidate has picked Tim Kaine, a moderate senator from Virginia, as her running mate.
Mrs Hillary 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.
Meet @TimKaine—Hillary’s running mate and the next vice president of the United States. https://t.co/igt3AKcMhK
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) July 23, 2016