Clinton: Kaine ‘everything that Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not’

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Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Democratic vice presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) greet supporters during a campaign rally at Florida International University Panther Arena on July 23, 2016 in Miami, Florida. Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine made their first public appearance together a day after the Clinton campaign announced Senator Kaine as the Democratic vice presidential candidate. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Democratic vice presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) greet supporters during a campaign rally at Florida International University Panther Arena on July 23, 2016 in Miami, Florida. Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine made their first public appearance together a day after the Clinton campaign announced Senator Kaine as the Democratic vice presidential candidate. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

TAMPA, Fla. — Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine are sharing a stage at their first public campaign event as the Democratic ticket.

Clinton is calling Kaine a progressive who likes to get things done and says he’s “everything that Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not” — referring to the Republican nominees.

Clinton and Kaine are being greeted by cheers from a boisterous Miami crowd in the crucial battleground state of Florida. Their appearance comes just days before the Democratic National Convention begins in Philadelphia.