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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 WarrenInequality of student loan debt underscores possible Biden policy shift Thomas Piketty says pandemic is opportunity to address income inequality The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE (D-Mass.) is the best chance for a progressive to become former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down GOP bid to stop election certification Biden looks to career officials to restore trust, morale in government agencies Biden transition adds new members to coronavirus task force 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 SandersClub for Growth to launch ad blitz in Georgia to juice GOP turnout Inequality of student loan debt underscores possible Biden policy shift In defense of incrementalism: A call for radical realism 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 LeeDemocrats brush off calls for Biden to play hardball on Cabinet picks Top contender for Biden Defense chief would be historic pick Overnight Defense: 5 US service members killed in international peacekeeping helicopter crash in Egypt | Progressives warn Biden against Defense nominee with contractor ties | Trump executive order to ban investment in Chinese military-linked companies 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 HarrisBiden transition adds new members to coronavirus task force Club for Growth to launch ad blitz in Georgia to juice GOP turnout Biden's political position is tougher than Trump's 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.”