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.”

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