Ever since former Vice President Joe Biden announced he would be choosing a woman as his VP candidate, speculation ran rampant about who it would be. In mid-August, just a week ahead of the Democratic National Convention, he announced it would be California Sen. Kamala Harris. Chris Cillizza explains why.

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