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Obama Announces Biden As Running Mate

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama lifted the curtain on his vice presidential choice Saturday, introducing Sen. Joseph Biden of Delaware at a rally in Springfield, Ill. Jacki Lyden speaks with Ina Jaffe in Springfield, the same place Obama announced his bid for the White House last year.

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Longtime listeners recognize Jacki Lyden's voice from her frequent work as a substitute host on NPR. As a journalist who has been with NPR since 1979, Lyden regards herself first and foremost as a storyteller and looks for the distinctive human voice in a huge range of national and international stories.
Ina Jaffe is a veteran NPR correspondent covering the aging of America. Her stories on Morning Edition and All Things Considered have focused on older adults' involvement in politics and elections, dating and divorce, work and retirement, fashion and sports, as well as issues affecting long term care and end of life choices. In 2015, she was named one of the nation's top "Influencers in Aging" by PBS publication Next Avenue, which wrote "Jaffe has reinvented reporting on aging."