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    Clinton Announces Veep Pick, Heads to Convention

    She’s found her apprentice. On Friday, Hillary Clinton named her running mate, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, a swing-state Spanish speaker, former missionary and “relentless optimist.” Now to Philadelphia for the four-day Democratic National Convention, which starts Monday. It’ll have charisma — if not exuded by the former secretary of state, from star supporters like Desperate Housewives’ Eva Longoria and political heavyweights like Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, primary rival Bernie Sanders, ex-president Bill Clinton and President Obama. But don’t expect much unscripted drama; that’s something Democrats are happy concede to Donald Trump.

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