Report: Harris Wasn't Biden's First Choice

Posted on AllSides August 12th, 2020
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It's official, presidential candidate Joe Biden has chosen California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.

But according to former Obama Senior Advisor David Axelrod, Harris wasn't his top choice and politics pushed her into the position.

"He reportedly clicked well with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, but she would not have fulfilled the desire of those who prioritized a candidate of color," Axelrod wrote for CNN. "Whitmer, a White moderate pick, also would have raised questions among supporters of progressive champion Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, widely viewed...

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