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Longtime Democratic pollster: Warren 'obvious solution' for Biden's VP pick

Added 05-28-20 09:57:03am EST - “Stan Greenberg, who served as President Clinton's lead pollster, called Sen.” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Longtime Democratic pollster: Warren 'obvious solution' for Biden's VP pick”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Stan Greenberg, who served as President Clinton’s lead pollster, called Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenPress: Susan Rice would be ready to step in as POTUS Pentagon charts its own course on COVID-19, risking Trump's ire Warren to host high-dollar fundraiser for Biden MORE (D-Mass.) the “obvious solution” to be presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenProsecutor investigating whether Tara Reade gave false testimony as expert witness Poll: Biden leads Trump by 11 points nationally George Floyd's sister says Minneapolis officers should be charged with murder MORE’s running mate, according to Politico.  

Greenberg, who also coined the term “Reagan Democrats” for socially conservative longtime Democratic voters who backed the Republican in 1980 or 1984, added that Warren would unify the party behind Biden and said he urged Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonNew FBI document confirms the Trump campaign was investigated without justification California 25 and COVID-19 The Memo: Trump tweets cross into new territory MORE to add her to the ticket in 2016, the news outlet reported.

Much of the Democratic primary electorate “lean towards the Democrats, but Biden’s not getting their votes yet,” Greenberg told Politico. He also said that he has told the former vice president’s campaign that Warren’s emphasis on structural inequalities is vital to millennials, a group for whom Biden has been a hard sell.

“Above all else, [the Democratic Party] needs consolidation. That’s where the overwhelming percentage of votes are,” he said.

Greenberg made similar points in a presentation to the Biden campaign titled “The Obvious Solution,” according to Politico.

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