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Biden’s running mate: How the Harris pick impacts the race for the Whitehouse

The political arena in the United States has certainly been one to watch, with the heated race to the third of November presidential election, and escalating tensions between the Trump administration and China. Brooks Spector, former American Diplomat & Associate Editor of the Daily Maverick joins CNBC Africa to give us insights into the road to the US 2020 elections.

Democrat Biden and new running mate Harris to make first campaign appearance

Harris, 55, the first Black woman and the first Asian American to appear on a major-party presidential ticket, was announced as Biden’s choice on Tuesday after a selection process that drew extra scrutiny thanks to Biden’s age.

Why Kamala Harris may prove an elusive target for Trump

More concerning for Trump: Attacks that could appear sexist or racist against the first Black woman on a major party ticket in U.S. history could complicate his campaign’s effort to shore up his standing among suburban women, a critical voting bloc he must win back in order to get re-elected, strategists on both sides say.
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