Joe Biden names Kamala Harris as VP running mate

Joe Biden, former US vice president  and now Democratic front runner has announced Kamala Harris as his running mate. Kamala's pick as Biden's VP will see the first black female in the role and tips her to be the Democratic successor as Biden steps down after one term. Democratic fund raising in the first 24 hours after the announcement broke previous fundraising records with $26 million coming to the Biden campaign. This level of support only serves to strengthen Biden's chances of taking the presidency in November.