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Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris lead recent surveys — with a likely boost from name recognition.
Oxford-educated Rice was a key player in the Obama White House serving as National Security Advisor and then as the Ambassador to the United Nations.
Rep. Val Demings is a Black former police chief who can offer uncommon insight into two of the most urgent issues facing the nation: Systemic racism and police reform.
As the pressure rises from liberals on presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to announce a black woman as his running mate, eyes have turned to longtime Washington insider Susan Rice, after she reportedly landed a spot on the former vice president’s shortlist.
As protests continued after the killing of George Floyd, community organizers in a recent virtual town hall pressed California Senator Kamala Harris on what should be done about racist cops and whether Congress would be “a wet blanket” on the hopes of young activists clamoring for big change.
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar effectively pulled herself out of contention to be Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s running mate on Thursday, saying she felt that the historic moment required picking a woman of color.
The strong showing by Harris and her supporters highlights that her ability to successfully raise money, at small and big donor levels, could be an asset if Biden added her to his ticket.
Two prospects who were not initially considered among the top tier contenders have burst into contention amid wide-scale protests.
The Florida Representative has seen her odds fall considerably in recent weeks.
Joe Biden’s options for his running mate may have narrowed even further in the wake of mass protests across the country in reaction to the death of George Floyd under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer.
Electorate is split on the Massachusetts senator, but she would help Biden with minorities, voters under 45
CBS News reported Sen. Amy Klobuchar 'has been asked by Joe Biden to undergo a formal vetting to be considered as his vice presidential running mate, one of several potential contenders now being scrutinized by his aides ahead of a final decision.'
Sen. Kamala Harris, viewed as a top tier contender as Joe Biden’s vice presidential running mate, will headline a virtual fundraiser with the former Vice President.
In an effort to ease concerns about his age, the 77-year-old presumptive Democratic nominee has said he wouldn’t seek reelection if his mental or physical health declined. He has also referred to himself as a “transition candidate,” acting as a bridge to a younger generation of leadership.
Among Democratic voters, Warren earned a higher favorability rating than both Sen. Kamala Harris of California and Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, a new CNN/SSRS Research poll found.
The most important factor is selecting a person who is qualified to assume the presidency if need be, researchers and political consultants agree. But there are a multitude of other criteria they mention, from choosing someone who could compensate for a weakness of the presidential candidate, to selecting a running mate who is thought to offer an electoral benefit.
Joe Biden has named the team of people to advise him in his search for a vice presidential running mate.
Here are the favorability ratings and name identification of potential VPs among Democratic primary voters, according to the latest Economist/YouGov Poll.
During a recent interview on ABC's "The View," former Georgia State House Leader Stacey Abrams, a woman rumored to be one of the top vice presidential contenders, said Biden should choose a woman who "reflects the diversity of America" as his running mate.
Stacey Abrams is not shying away from her desire to be Joe Biden’s running mate, a clear contrast to the other candidates on Biden’s short list for the vice president sweepstakes who have been coy when asked about the possibility.
A Biden-Warren ticket would offer balance to the split Democratic party, with Warren’s progressive platform appealing to an audience that Biden has been unable to capture.
With Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders finally ending his campaign last week, it's now seen as totally acceptable to openly express interest in being Biden's second-in-command. And so, people are jockeying.
As Joe Biden begins his search for a running mate, it seems everyone has an opinion about what kind of woman he should pick. But the kibitzers may be talking past him.
There are a lot of potential VP names in the mix, but there are hints at a possible favorite.
Process of elimination suggests she’s Biden’s most logical option.
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