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Kaine Pick Won’t Help Clinton Court Anti-Wall Street Critics

  • Senator has been assailed for his positions on banks and trade
  • Progressives had pushed for one of their own as running mate
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Clinton: Kaine a Progressive Who Likes to Get Things Done

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If Hillary Clinton is looking to show the Democratic Party’s liberal wing that she’s ready to be tough on Wall Street as president, her choice of running mate may not help much.

In selecting Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia over progressive favorites like as Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts or Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Clinton is partnering with a lawmaker whose stances on finance and trade policies have sparked backlash from some of her most persistent critics.