At Clinton-Kaine event, Kaine details life story to Democratic faithful

WASHINGTON (AP) – Tim Kaine is using his debut campaign appearance as Hillary Clinton’s running mate to introduce himself to voters.

He’s joining Clinton at a rally in Miami, and here’s what he’s telling the crowd: “For many of you, this is the first time you’ve heard my name. I’m excited for us to get to know one another.”

Kaine has opened his remarks in fluent Spanish, and he’s detailing his biography to supporters.

There was his childhood as the son of a Kansas iron worker and his education at a Jesuit boys schools. He’s describing his early work as a missionary in Honduras and a civil rights lawyer in Richmond, Virginia.

In Kaine’s words, “I like to fight for right.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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