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Is Anyone Speculating On Whom Biden Will Pick?

AGBF

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Is anyone else speculating on whom Joe Biden will pick as a running mate? The talk keeps changing. Right now the two primary contenders appear to be Senator Kamala Harris and Susan E Rice, former national security adviser to President Obama and ambassador to the United Nations.
 

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I hope it's not Harris. I was impressed with her early on when I saw her performance in some Senate activities but I was not impressed with her during the campaign. At this point, I'd prefer Bass or Duckworth.

Forgot to address Rice. I think she'd do well as vp. My concern is that the Benghazi issue will be latched onto, by trump's campaign, like a dog to a starving bone and trump will continually deflect from important issues to focus on Benghazi (and probably reanimate the zombie "but her emails" just because).
 
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I hope it's not Harris. I was impressed with her early on when I saw her performance in some Senate activities but I was not impressed with her during the campaign. At this point, I'd prefer Bass or Duckworth.

Forgot to address Rice. I think she'd do well as vp. My concern is that the Benghazi issue will be latched onto, by trump's campaign, like a dog to a starving bone and trump will continually deflect from important issues to focus on Benghazi (and probably reanimate the zombie "but her emails" just because).
Let him try. I like Susan Rice- I'm biased as she's a Maine girl!
They only need to counter with The Betrayal of the Kurds, Russian bounties or Baghdad mob on the embassy 2019 etc.... There are so many to choose from to remind everyone that it was republican cuts to security that led to Benghazi. This administration is a s***show of historic proportions.
Or they could just say Covid, and by that time likely @180,000 or more dead and however many millions infected. Because Trump.
 

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I think either would be a good choice. Like Biden, they both seem to have long, solid track records. And of course Trump has ruined our country so much in under four short years that I think most people would vote for a tree stump before signing on for four more years of this demented, lawless fascism anyway, let alone worrying too much about who Biden's VP pick is.
 

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Please Tammy Duckworth!
 

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Hi,

I liked Kamela Harris early on , particularly in the hearings. I changed my mind after she became a possibility for VP. She doesn't answer questions directly. She has a set speech that she gives, often skirting the question. These questions are not to trip her up, but she can't change course in her head to give a straight answer. We need someone who can think on their feet.

I think she is a strong woman and I don't fault her ambition at all. She come across haughty to me. I can live with her though.

I'm leaning toward Susan Rice. She and Biden have worked together before and liked each other.

I think it will be Kamela.

Annette
 

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i'm a Rice fan.
 
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Probably Harris or Rice. Either is fine with me.
 

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If you are not familiar with Tammy Duckworth, please take the time to watch this:


FYI--this contractor, Braulio Castillo, later murdered his wife and is now in prison.
 

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Oh yeah, I like her. I just have a feeling she's not the pick. I love Warren too, but I don't thinks she's it, either. Or Klobuchar. (sp)
 

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Time will tell. Pretty unprecedented to not have a VP at this point though.
Strange times.
 

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I'm off the opinion that he was leaning toward Bass, and then something came out about her helping to dedicate a new Scientology building, or something.
 

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I'm off the opinion that he was leaning toward Bass, and then something came out about her helping to dedicate a new Scientology building, or something.
Oh boy. That's the kiss of death.
Personally, I hope he picks someone younger than Bass.
He needs to appeal to millennials who are honked off about Bernie not getting the nomination.
 

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Definitely the kiss of death for me. And yes - someone much younger is needed.
 

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My first choice is Elizabeth Warren. I don't think she'll be picked. What's taking him so long?
 

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FWIW.....its been reported that Rice just sold a bunch of Netflix stock.
 

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FWIW.....its been reported that Rice just sold a bunch of Netflix stock.
Biden also had a previous working relationship with Rice, from their Obama days, and I've heard that it is very important to him to have a good rapport with his VP.

My concern is that Trump would have a field day with her son, who is a Trump supporter.
 

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Biden also had a previous working relationship with Rice, from their Obama days, and I've heard that it is very important to him to have a good rapport with his VP.

My concern is that Trump would have a field day with her son, who is a Trump supporter.
Is he really? Geez! Hopefully he'd keep out of it and honor his mom. But no matter who gets picked, the GOP is going to go after them nonstop. Doesn't matter much to me who it is, other than Bass.
 

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Is he really? Geez! Hopefully he'd keep out of it and honor his mom. But no matter who gets picked, the GOP is going to go after them nonstop. Doesn't matter much to me who it is, other than Bass.
Yeahhh, it's pretty bad. I mean look at all the comments on this Fox news article about her son... https://www.foxnews.com/politics/susan-rice-trump-supporting-son. And yes, no matter who is picked there will be the incessant lies, name calling, etc that is typical in the Trump era.

I am just so happy that Biden will be picking a woman =)2
 

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I think Kamala has a good chance but I hope it is not her. She has a sorted past for sure and Trump would eat her alive. That would be right up his alley of disgusting.

I wish Warren had a shot, I think that would play well to win some Bernie voters over.
 

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@scouty - I didn't read all the comments, but I don't think most of those were too terrible (one of the sites I frequent is under the name of Fox New's #1 talking head. They can get pretty nasty there)
 

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@Demon Yeah, lol I guess they are mild. But I just see Trump running with it. But like you said his campaign will criticize any pick.

With regards to Kamala I worry that her attack on Biden during the primary debates might be a lingering issue.

I really admire Tammy Duckworth on a personal level, her fortitude and energy are really inspiring.
 

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@Demon Yeah, lol I guess they are mild. But I just see Trump running with it. But like you said his campaign will criticize any pick.

With regards to Kamala I worry that her attack on Biden during the primary debates might be a lingering issue.

I really admire Tammy Duckworth on a personal level, her fortitude and energy are really inspiring.
Duckworth is great. I just think Biden's going with a black woman.I would hope Biden got over Harris's attack as being just politics, but I would bet it really bothered him. My money is on Rice.
 
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Duckworth is great. I just think Biden's going with a black woman.I would hope Biden got over Harris's attack as being just politics, but I would bet it really bothered him. My money is on Rice.
My money is on Rice as well. And I personally will be happy with her selection, as she reminds me of an era in American politics where I was actually proud of America.

I guess I shouldn't say that I am glad he is picking a woman, like it is some revolutionary idea. I mean a woman won the popular vote 4 years ago!
 

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Oh boy. That's the kiss of death.
Personally, I hope he picks someone younger than Bass.
He needs to appeal to millennials who are honked off about Bernie not getting the nomination.
I believe it was her support for Fidel Castro when she was younger.
 
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