Official: Kaufman Named to Fill Biden's Seat

Delaware Gov. Ruth Ann Minner (D) this afternoon named Ted Kaufman, a longtime friend and adviser to Sen. Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's 12:30 Report The Trail 2016: And then there was one Biden to make first WHCD appearance: report MORE (D-Del.), to serve the rest of Biden's Senate term.

News of the pick had leaked earlier today.

See Minner's statement on her selection below:
I believe Ted Kaufman meets every test I set for this appointment,

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