The election campaign of the US-Democrats – Who will be Biden’s better half?Joe Biden’s search for a Vice-presidential candidate is in a decisive Phase. Sure is, that with him a woman in the election campaign will draw. Kilian Martin from Washington0 comment Democrats with ambitions: Joe Biden with the Senator of the interior Elizabeth Warren (center), and Kamala Harris.Photo: Mike Blake (Reuters)

The Job of the American Vice President is not enviable. There are exceptions, such as George W. Bush’s Deputy Dick Cheney, who seemed to be sometimes more powerful than the President. In General, however, fade the Deputy behind the Boss in the White house. The Items, thus, Franklin Roosevelt’s Deputy, John Nance Garner, in a famous phrase, was not even “a bucket of warm piss value”.

Joe Biden had had luck: He maintained a close relationship with Barack Obama, and had, prior to his nomination stipulated, always the last interlocutor of the President, before these cases, a decision.

Sometimes a Deputy will be selected to represent a Region such as the Texan Lyndon Johnson on the side of the Neuengländers John F. Kennedy. Or like the Northern lights, Walter Mondale, as a Deputy of the Südstaatlers Jimmy Carter. Occasionally, a young Deputy is to Supplement an older presidential candidate, in 1992, for example, George Herbert Walker Bush’s Deputy Dan Quayle or Sarah Palin in 2008 alongside John McCain.

this Time it’s going to be a throne,

Rare but the selection of a Vice-presidential candidate would be so important as now in the democratic camp upcoming: Joe Biden at the time of his one chwörung to the office of President is 78 years old, for re-election in 2024, he would not want to compete. Biden’s Vice-presidential candidate would, therefore, heir to the throne of the Democratic party, and a high favorite for the democratic candidacy for 2024.

According to intense struggle for the nomination. What is certain is that Biden’s Deputy will be a woman – in American history for the third Time, according to Walter Mondales Vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro in 1984 and Sarah Palin in 2008. The nomination of a woman reflects the fact that women are now the backbone of the Democratic party. Moreover, you should form a contrast to the men’s team of Donald Trump and Mike Pence.

Biden’s selection process is in full gear, at least four candidates are currently for vulnerabilities and hidden lights up scandals by. Just a debacle, as in 1972, can avoid it: back Then, the democratic Vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton was forced to quit after 18 days of his candidacy, because he had concealed mental health problems.

Kamala Harris to Gretchen Whitmer

high on Biden’s list, the California Senator Kamala Harris, the daughter of a Jamaican father and an Indian mother. However, studied Harris as Biden law, would be better, perhaps a candidate is Biden’s weak spots in the economy to compensate would be. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a prominent representative of the progressive left wing of the party, could fulfil this role.

Possible candidate: Gretchen Whitmer, Governor of Michigan.Photo: Keystone

Also high, the black members of Congress Val Demings of Florida, formerly the police chief of the metropolis of Orlando is traded. Demings made a name for himself during the Impeachment proceedings against President Trump in January, your nomination would be a concession to African-American voters.

Also, Gretchen Whitmer, the Governor of Michigan, and Senator Amy Klobuchar from Minnesota are in the conversation. Both could help Joe Biden to win their respective home States in the fall.

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