Hillary Clinton is spending two days at home in New York, finalizing her decision for a running mate, before formally introducing her Democratic ticket during a weekend campaign swing in Florida, according to several Democrats familiar with the search.
Democratic U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a co-author of the bill allowing Congress to review the nuclear deal with Iran, said on Tuesday he would support the nuclear agreement. The agreement announced on July 14 between world powers and Tehran "is a dramatic improvement over the status quo in improving global security," Kaine said in a Senate speech announcing he would back it.
From the beginning, Tim Kaine made his position clear in public and private to the president and his aides: He supported a punitive strike against Syria, but he wanted his good friend Barack Obama to come to Congress for permission to launch it. “When they would do briefing calls to senators in the week before the president made his decision, I was very much encouraging him [to go to Congress].