Biden plans running mate announcement for middle of the week: report

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Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is preparing to announce his running mate during the middle of this week after the presumptive Democrat nominee finished interviewing every finalist to run with him in November, the New York Times reported Monday.

The paper also reported that Biden’s committee of advisers screening his possible VP choices “have effectively disbanded” now that their work is done.

In the story, the New York Times reported that “Biden’s political team has prepared rollout plans for several of the finalists, and he is expected to announce his decision as soon as Tuesday, though more Democrats expect it to come on Wednesday.”

According to the outlet, Biden has been directly in touch with the top contenders recently through both in-person sessions and remote meetings. Contenders are believed to include Sen. Kamala Harris, former national security adviser Susan Rice, Rep. Karen Bass, Rep. Val Demings, and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms... (Read more)