Election 2016

The Last Liberal Standing on Clinton’s VP Shortlist

nbcnews.comHillary Clinton is thought to be choosing between two mild-mannered, white swing-staters for vice president on the one hand, and a scrappy Latino progressive on the other, according to NBC News.

The stark choice, between either Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, or Labor Secretary Tom Perez, could tip the presumptive Democratic nominee’s hand about what kind of general election campaign she wants to run.

Does she want to focus on driving up turnout among the Democratic Party’s most loyal supporters? Or does she want to reach out to voters the middle, expecting Donald Trump will both turn off moderates and do Democrats’ job for them in firing up the base?

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