From Politico on October 28:
Joe Biden is at the top of the internal short list Hillary Clinton’s transition team is preparing for her pick to be secretary of state, a source familiar with the planning tells Politico.
This would be the first major Cabinet candidate to go public for a campaign that’s insisted its focus remains on winning the election, and perhaps the most central choice for a potential president who was a secretary of state herself.
Neither Clinton, nor her aides have yet told Biden. According to the source, they’re strategizing about how to make the approach to the vice president, who almost ran against her in the Democratic primaries but has since been campaigning for her at a breakneck pace all over the country in these final months.
"He'd be great, and they are spending a lot of time figuring out the best way to try to persuade him to do it if she wins,” said the source familiar with the transition planning.Welcome to Romneyville, Joe.
Meanwhile, there is this good news for Trumpkins. The top two people Democrats and independents want to run in 2020 are Bernie and Biden.
A USA Today poll showed 44% of Democrats would be excited if Bernie Sanders ran again in four years.
Joe Biden, the soon-to-be-ex Vice President, is the second choice of Democrats as 43%.
Third on the list was Fauxcahontas Warren at 38%.
Hillary was at 23%.
Patrick Deval was at 10%. He was governor of Massachusetts, which is Warren's current state. Never mind that the last three candidates from Massachusetts -- Dukakis, Kerry and Romney -- were creamed, two of the people on USA Today's list are from Massachusetts.
The newspaper also asked whether Democrats don't want these five to run.
62% said don't run Hillary.
What a bunch of misogynists.
The story is here.
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