Biden’s Running Mate?

Posted by on May 15, 2020 in Current Events
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What helps decide who is a good running mate when planning to win the White House?

This week’s story update on Election Central considers the question of how to choose a vice presidential running mate.

Imagine that you are Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president. Aside from having to figure out how to run a presidential campaign in the middle of a nationwide health crisis, you need to choose a running mate–a vice president partner to campaign with you. What factors should you consider, especially when vice president is a job you once held yourself? Here, Election Central explores what goes into selecting a vice president, and what Biden should think about when making his decision.

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