Young Turks host says Elizabeth Warren should be Biden's VP pick

Cenk Uygur, the host of the online political show "The Young Turks," said that Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenThe Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic Unity Taskforce unveils party platform recommendations Progressive activist Ady Barkan endorses Biden, urges him to pick Warren as VP Congress must act now to fix a Social Security COVID-19 glitch and expand, not cut, benefits MORE (D-Mass.) is the best chance for a progressive to become former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump says Biden has been 'brainwashed': 'He's been taken over by the radical left' Trump says he'll wear mask during upcoming trip to Walter Reed Latino group 'Mi Familia Vota' launches M voter turnout campaign targeting swing states MORE’s (D) running mate. 

“To me it’s a no-brainer as far as what progressives should want,” he said on Hill.TV’s “Rising” Tuesday. “Among the realistic choices [Warren is] by far the most progressive.”

Uygur is a long-time supporter of Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump says Biden has been 'brainwashed': 'He's been taken over by the radical left' Ex-Sanders campaign manager talks unity efforts with Biden backers The Hill's Campaign Report: Florida's coronavirus surge raises questions about GOP convention MORE's (I-Vt.), who ended his presidential campaign earlier this year after losing several key states to Biden during Super Tuesday. 

Biden, the presumed Democratic nominee, has committed to choosing a woman as his running mate. 

Uygur said more progressive choices like Nina Turner, the former co-chairwoman for Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I-Vt.) presidential campaign, and Rep. Barbara LeeBarbara Jean LeeState legislatures consider US Capitol's Confederate statues House eyes votes to remove symbols of Confederates from Capitol Nina Turner addresses Biden's search for a running mate MORE (D-Calif.) are “our dream” but they are not likely to be chosen for the ticket. 

”If you think they have even a one percent chance of happening you don’t know anything about politics,” he said. 

Another likely choice is Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisCensus workers prepare to go door-knocking in pandemic Democrats awash with cash in battle for Senate Tammy Duckworth hits back at Tucker Carlson: 'Walk a mile in my legs' MORE (D-Calif.), who Uyger said is too close to center. 

“Am I in favor of that? Hell no,” Uygur said of a potential Harris vice presidency. “That only leaves you with Elizabeth Warren.”