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Joe Biden’s Campaign Moves Away From Idea of Making a Black Woman His Vice Presidential Candidate

Former Vice President Joe Biden is looking for a female running mate on his presidential ticket for the Democrats, but the idea of the candidate being a black woman may not come to a fruition.

Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC), a surrogate for the Biden campaign who was influential in resurrecting Biden’s presidential hopes, has said that putting a black woman on the ticket is “not a must,” which is bad news for failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.

“I think having a woman on the ticket is a must,” the third-ranking House Democrat told NBC News during an interview. “I’m among those who feel that it would be great for him to select a woman of color. But that is not a must.”

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