With a prime-time speaking slot at the Democratic National Convention tonight, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will introduce himself to America for the first time since he was announced last week as Hillary Clinton’s running mate.

After much speculation about the more exciting veep candidates — Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Sherrod Brown, Tom Perez — Clinton chose Kaine as a safe, strategic political move.

The swing state of Virginia will almost certainly swing in Clinton’s favor now.

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Lisa Rough ~ Leafly.com ~

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