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Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:30 PM

 

Question for Bernie supporters- VP pick?

Who would Bernie make as his VP pick?

I was always hoping stacey abrams would be someone’s pick but I do not think she would accept with Bernie. Not sure a Harris would either.

The only person that would be strong VP choice that agrees with him is Warren. That would be a great ticket but we lose a senate seat. I do not think as Dems we can afford to lose a senate seat for VP.


Just not sure if he can put forth a good VP.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided

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LeftTurn3623 Feb 2020 OP
samnsara Feb 2020 #1
FBaggins Feb 2020 #37
hlthe2b Feb 2020 #2
W_HAMILTON Feb 2020 #7
hlthe2b Feb 2020 #10
Tom Rinaldo Feb 2020 #19
W_HAMILTON Feb 2020 #24
Kurt V. Feb 2020 #26
W_HAMILTON Feb 2020 #31
dualboy24 Feb 2020 #43
W_HAMILTON Feb 2020 #45
Name removed Feb 2020 #35
Moderateguy Feb 2020 #3
hlthe2b Feb 2020 #6
relayerbob Feb 2020 #4
UniteFightBack Feb 2020 #8
JoeOtterbein Feb 2020 #5
msongs Feb 2020 #9
CentralMass Feb 2020 #14
jalan48 Feb 2020 #11
Nanjeanne Feb 2020 #20
Kurt V. Feb 2020 #27
left-of-center2012 Feb 2020 #12
LeftTurn3623 Feb 2020 #15
relayerbob Feb 2020 #16
mvd Feb 2020 #17
Moderateguy Feb 2020 #23
mvd Feb 2020 #28
Moderateguy Feb 2020 #25
LeftTurn3623 Feb 2020 #13
rzemanfl Feb 2020 #18
connecticut yankee Feb 2020 #21
relayerbob Feb 2020 #22
Name removed Feb 2020 #34
Name removed Feb 2020 #29
fleabiscuit Feb 2020 #32
dem4decades Feb 2020 #33
Peregrine Took Feb 2020 #30
33taw Feb 2020 #36
customerserviceguy Feb 2020 #38
Cal Carpenter Feb 2020 #39
Quixote1818 Feb 2020 #40
Moderateguy Feb 2020 #41
totodeinhere Feb 2020 #42
cannabis_flower Feb 2020 #46
totodeinhere Feb 2020 #48
LeftTurn3623 Feb 2020 #49
Moderateguy Feb 2020 #44
Laelth Feb 2020 #47

Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:30 PM

1. i dont think liz and BS get along very well

 

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Response to samnsara (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 08:37 PM

37. I think we'll find out in the next couple weeks

 

Her shot at the nomination is essentially dead. If she gets out by around Super Tuesday... then she probably thinks she has a shot at VP for Bernie (and would be taking a huge step toward delivering the nomination to him). If she’s still in the race after that point... then she’s actively opposing his nomination.
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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:34 PM

7. I doubt any of them would accept a VP nomination from Sanders.

 

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Response to W_HAMILTON (Reply #7)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:35 PM

10. I meant for Biden. Seems I must have misread the OP...

 

oops.
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Response to W_HAMILTON (Reply #7)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:48 PM

19. I think Harris would

 

She was a cosponsor of Bernie's Medicare for All Bill in the Senate

Also this more recently:

January 09, 2020
Harris, Lawmakers Introduce No War Against Iran Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Thursday joined Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and 11 of their Senate colleagues in introducing the No War Against Iran Act, which would deny the Pentagon of any funds for unauthorized use of military force against Iran.

And this:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) today became the fourth U.S. senator to cosponsor Senator Cory Booker’s (D-NJ) landmark bill to end the federal prohibition on marijuana. The Marijuana Justice Act would remove marijuana from the list of controlled substances, making it legal at the federal level. Harris announced her support of the bill in a video...

...Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) became the first Senator to cosponsor the Marijuana Justice Act last year, followed by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) in February, and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in April.

This was from 2018:

Wyden Bill to Require Paper Ballots, Strengthen Election Security Gains Support from Sanders, Harris, ACLU

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today announced the addition of Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Kamala Harris, D-Calif., as cosponsors to his bill to strengthen election security and require paper ballots, as well as an endorsement of the bill by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

None of the above were simply bills that a majority of Senate Democrats sponsored. Harris and Sanders have worked fairly well together in the Senate.
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Response to Tom Rinaldo (Reply #19)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:54 PM

24. A slight chance at becoming VP isn't worth the stain on her reputation from being on...

 

...a losing ticket with Sanders.

Harris is relatively young and has a long political career ahead of her -- she's not going to throw that down the drain to run with Sanders.
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Response to W_HAMILTON (Reply #24)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 08:00 PM

26. she would absolutely love the chance to be the first woman vp. her name would be in

 

History books.
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Response to Kurt V. (Reply #26)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 08:11 PM

31. She's not dumb. She knows that the odds that Sanders wins the general is slim.

 

And I doubt she wants to be the one to have to defend Sanders when all his past skeletons are brought up and paraded around by the Republicans.

Nina Turner, Tulsi Gabbard -- that is the caliber of VP a Sanders nomination will attract.
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Response to W_HAMILTON (Reply #31)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:25 PM

43. The odds are slim?

 

I looked at the polling data and Sanders beats Trump in 63 of the past 68 polls, those are some damning numbers for Trump.

Of course who knows what would happen in the General, both have very active bases of support.

Of course Sanders draws in large crowds and has great fund raising numbers, higher than any other democrat that has run this season.
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Response to dualboy24 (Reply #43)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:42 PM

45. In those polls, he barely beats Trump and that is with Republicans openly SUPPORTING his candidacy.

 

Wait till they unleash the hounds and start going after him the way they did Hillary or Biden.

Never mind the fact that Sanders's entire campaign premise is relying on young people and other voters that are not predisposed to turning out to begin with. It will be a blood bath. Just look at how poorly Sanders-backed candidates fared in 2018.
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:32 PM

3. He has already said..

 

that he would only choose someone who agrees with his policies so I would assume Tulsi because I doubt that Warren is "pure" enough for him
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:32 PM

4. Warren wouldn't accept

 

and an all-NE progressive ticket would get killed. Abrams would be a good choice, IMO, if she would accept. Needs to be someone from the south or midwest, almost without a doubt
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Response to relayerbob (Reply #4)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:35 PM

8. I do have to laugh at even the suggestion that a ticket such as that would do well in swing states

 

in the general.
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:33 PM

5. Pete nt

 

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Response to JoeOtterbein (Reply #5)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:35 PM

9. ummm the point is to win the election nt

 

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Response to JoeOtterbein (Reply #5)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:39 PM

14. I think that they remain good friends. Campaigns are campaigns.

 



I think I must have teplird to the wring reply.
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:36 PM

11. Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin Senator.

 

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Response to jalan48 (Reply #11)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:49 PM

20. That's my hope!!!

 

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Response to jalan48 (Reply #11)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 08:02 PM

27. +1

 

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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:37 PM

12. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

 

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #12)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:40 PM

15. I do not think she is old enough

 

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #12)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:41 PM

16. Not old enough

 

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #12)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:43 PM

17. I also had that thought before but she's too young

 

A more moderate person like Klobuchar (I also brought up Duckworth) can’t be ruled out, but I think Sanders/Warren would be terrific even if both from NE.
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Response to mvd (Reply #17)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:54 PM

23. That would be a great ticket if we were electing the President of the NE

 

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Response to Moderateguy (Reply #23)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 08:04 PM

28. Bloomberg would be much worse IMO

 

And I think Warren could help Bernie bring more people in. I have considered her for President thinking she could unite the party.
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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #12)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:55 PM

25. She would not be old enough even in 2024

 

You need to be 35 to be President
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:39 PM

13. In the one townhall

 

He said he wouldn’t commit to it but would most likely pick a woman
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:44 PM

18. Jill Stein?

 

:sarcasm
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:49 PM

21. Maybe Amy Klobuchar

 

She's from the Midwest and has been rising in the polls.

But I sure hope he doesn't get it!

I'm still for Joe.
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Response to connecticut yankee (Reply #21)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 07:52 PM

22. That's a possibility

 

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Response to Name removed (Reply #29)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 08:12 PM

32. Perfect. nt

 

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Response to Name removed (Reply #29)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 08:12 PM

33. How many states do we want to lose?

 

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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 08:10 PM

30. Kamala. n/t

 

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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 08:17 PM

36. First, a candidate needs to gain 50% of the delegates in order to win the nomination.

 

Right now the progressive folks are at abut 37 percent total. I am not seeing this as the final outcome.

But, it it were, I would say Kamala Harris.
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:03 PM

38. If the ticket is not balanced

 

by gender and color, we lose.
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:04 PM

39. Tammy Baldwin

 

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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:08 PM

40. I think Abrams or Harris are the best picks. Nt

 

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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:10 PM

41. He'd need to pick a moderate

 

Sanders at the top of the ticket is an almost impossible sell in middle America. I don’t know what would happen if the entire ticket with alt-left 😱
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:11 PM

42. Julin Castro. He's young, smart and a person of color. And he might just enable the ticket

 

to carry Texas.
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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #42)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:45 PM

46. I think he would be an excellent choice..

 

I also think Gavin Newsom, the Governor of California would be a good choice.
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Response to cannabis_flower (Reply #46)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:50 PM

48. I like Gavin but the ticket will carry California anyway.

 

I would rather pick someone who might help up pick up a state.
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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #42)

Tue Feb 18, 2020, 01:42 AM

49. That's not actually a bad idea

 

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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:28 PM

44. Larry David

 

Some light fun for the thread
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 10:49 PM

47. Interesting question.

 

I am very curious to see how the avowed Bernie supporters respond.

-Laelth
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