A text alert to supporters sent just after 3:00am Saturday Morning confirms Senator Joe Biden of Delaware will be Barack Obama's vice presidential running mate.
Biden is the longest serving Senator from the state of Delaware. A joint appearance by the two is expected in Springfield, Illinois early Saturday afternoon. Obama had promised his supporters they would be informed of his choice via text message. That message is expected to go out early Saturday morning. Stay with CBS19 news and CBS19politics.com for the latest on this story.
The message sent to supporters goes on to read that Biden and Obama will have more from a rally on Saturday at 3PM.