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  Democrats lobby Biden on VP choice
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Last EditedPA Indy  May 20, 2020 12:44pm
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News DateWednesday, May 20, 2020 06:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionRep. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.), co-chairwoman of the Women’s Caucus, is pushing her home-state colleague, Rep. Val Demings, for vice president.

Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay (D-Mo.) wants presumptive Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden to select Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, who Clay believes would help Democrats win the all-important swing state — and the White House.

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.), a Hispanic Caucus member, said it’s critical that Democrats have a strong woman of color on the ticket, someone like Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-Texas) or Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.).
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