Former Vice President Joe Biden has picked California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice presidential running mate Tuesday following months of speculation.

Biden announced the decision in a tweet.

“I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked @KamalaHarris — a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants — as my running mate,” he wrote.

Harris becomes the first Black woman on a major party ticket.

“Back when Kamala was attorney general (in California) she worked closely with Beau. I watched as they took on the big banks, lifted up working people, and protected women and kids from abuse. I was proud then, and I’m proud now to have her as my partner in this campaign.”

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Social media reacted to the news, which sets up the complete ticket for the Democratic Party in the 2020 election.

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