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Sen. Elizabeth Warren May Pick a Female Vice President

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), the top female Democratic presidential candidate, said that she may pick another woman as a running mate but didnt commit to the idea.

Warren, 70, was asked on the campaign trail in Altoona, Iowa whether shed pick a female vice president.

“First, it would be entirely presumptuous of me to talk about running mates. Im out here talking about why Im running for president,” Warren said.

“But I gotta say—why wouldnt I have a woman for a running mate?” she added later. “Youre thinking the right way. Thats a good one. Not saying it has to be.

No candidates have announced who theyd choose as their running mate but several have suggested women.

Former Vice President Joe Biden floated several names, including failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams and Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) while Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said hed definitely pick a female running mate.

“No matter what, Im looking you in the eye and saying this: There will be a woman on the ticket,” he said.

Senator Maggie Hassan
Senator Maggie Hassan
Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) at the Newseum TIME Presents: The Opioid Diaries With James Nachtwey in Washington on March 6, 2018. She was described by Joe Biden as a possible running mate. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for TIME)
Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) speaks to a crowd on the campaign trail in Columbia, South Carolina on Sept. 29, 2019. (Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

“I dont know if its in the vice presidents position or in the presidents position,” he added. “If have my way, there will be a woman on the ticket.”

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has

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