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Here are the likely contenders on Biden's vice president shortlist

Added 05-28-20 05:11:02pm EST - “While Joe Biden has committed to selecting a female running mate, few further details are confirmed. Here's a look at five women in the picture.” - News.yahoo.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From News.yahoo.com: “Here are the likely contenders on Biden's vice president shortlist”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

As presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden transitions his campaign from the primaries toward the general election, buzz is turning to a “shortlist” of his potential running mates.

While the former vice president has committed to selecting a woman, very few further details are confirmed — other than a desire to have a “simpatico” partner. There’s also been mounting pressure since the beginning of the primary cycle for Biden to pick a black woman.

Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., has previously said he’d prefer an African-American woman running mate, but stopped short of suggesting Biden limit his search.

“I think we’ve taken a little too much on to tell a person what he must do. If it doesn’t happen, then what?” Clyburn said on “The View” Tuesday. “There should be vetting, and he should be instructed by the polling and the vetting.”

While Biden hasn’t said who a frontrunner might be, he recently told radio host Charlamagne Tha God that “multiple black women” are being considered for the role. 

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