Learn More About the Women Who Might Be the Next Democratic VP Pick

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has promised to pick a woman to be his vice presidential running mate, what would be only the third woman VP pick in US history. As the selection process picks up, the potential roaster has narrowed down. Biden has already confirmed the names of several women he is considering, while media outlets have speculated about other options. To learn more about thirteen of the most commonly mentioned potential picks, check out these profiles:

Former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams

The Power of Stacey Abrams, Kevin Powell, The Washington Post

Senator Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin

Long before the ‘rainbow wave,’ Sen. Tammy Baldwin was blazing a trail, Brooke Sopelsa, NBC News

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Atlanta

Who is Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms?, Becca J. G. Goodwin, The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, Nevada

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto: It Was Time To Be My Own Boss, As told to Mattie Kahn, Elle

Representative Val Demings, Florida

Val Demings: Impeachment Manager Offers Law Enforcement Experience, Emily Cochrane, The New York Times

Senator Tammy Duckworth, Illinois

Tammy Duckworth Wishes She Wasn’t Always The First, As told to Mattie Kahn, Elle

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, New York

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Trump, Feminism, and Hitting Her Stride in Washington, Jonathan Van Meter, Vogue

Senator Kamala Harris, California

Kamala Harris Is Dreaming Big, Abby Aguiree, Vogue

Senator Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota

Personable, Popular, Pragmatic: Is Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar the Democrats’ Secret Weapon?, Julia Felsenthal, Vogue

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, New Mexico

Michelle Lujan Grisham Won’t Leave You Behind, Shaya Tayefe Mohajer, Shondaland

Susan Rice, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice on What ‘Tough Love’ Means to Her, Susan E. Rice, Shondaland

Senator Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts

Can Elizabeth Warren Win It All?, Sheelah Kolhatkar, The New Yorker

Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan

‘The Woman in Michigan’ Goes National, Tim Alberta, POLITICO

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