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Obama chooses Joe Biden as VP candidate

Obama chooses Joe Biden as VP candidate
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The US Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama has chosen the veteran senator Joe Biden as his running-mate for vice-president.

The news, which had leaked out overnight, has been confirmed with an announcement on Obama’s official campaign website. The announcement was also made in emails and mobile-phone text messages to millions of Democratic party supporters.

Obama faces the Republican candidate John McCain when America chooses the President on November 4th.

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