Who is Tim Kaine? 5 Things to Know About Hillary Clinton’s VP Nominee
On Friday afternoon, presumed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton announced her vice presidential running mate: Virginia Senator Tim Kaine.
The tap comes just days before the 2016 Democratic National Convention, which begins in Philadelphia Monday night, and may take some of the bounce out of the just-completed Republican National Convention’s four-day roast of Clinton.
Kaine, a white, 58-year-old man who speaks fluent Spanish and is generally uncontroversial, is widely seen as the safest choice for Clinton.
So who is Kaine? Get to know the man who may, if Clinton wins in November, be one heartbeat away from the presidency: