It's official: The tickets are set, and Hillary Clinton has announced Tim Kaine, Virginia senator and self-described "progressive," as her vice president should she win this year's election.

Widely regarded as a safe option, Kaine is a relatively unknown face (compared to Elizabeth Warren, who has been atypically mum since last Friday's big reveal).

But this week brings the opening of the Democratic National Convention, where Clinton and Kaine will both officially accept the nominations of their party, and we'll learn more about the Virginia senator.

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