Clinton: 'I'd love to have a woman on the ticket, finally -- again'

Clinton: 'I'd love to have a woman on the ticket, finally -- again'
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonRepublican Nicole Malliotakis wins New York primary to challenge Max Rose Trump's evangelical approval dips, but remains high How Obama can win back millions of Trump voters for Biden MORE said in an interview broadcast Sunday that while she would leave the decision about a running mate up to the eventual Democratic presidential nominee, she would “love to have a woman on the ticket, finally -- again.”

“There are so many factors that go into it,” she told CNN's Fareed Zakaria. “Personally, I’d love to have a woman on the ticket, finally -- again. We’ve had two women vice presidential candidates -- one for the Democrats, one for the Republicans.”

But obviously, I’d like to keep that moving, and actually have it happen in this election that someone would be the first woman vice president,” she added. 

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Democrat Geraldine Ferraro and Republican Sarah Palin have been the only female vice presidential candidates from the major parties.

 

Clinton also encouraged the eventual Democratic presidential nominee to “take a really hard look at the Electoral College” 

“Because I think our nominee could win the popular vote again, as I did, but that doesn’t matter, as we know,” she said. 

Clinton, the Democratic nominee in 2016, won the popular vote by almost 3 million votes, but lost to President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse panel approves 0.5B defense policy bill House panel votes against curtailing Insurrection Act powers after heated debate House panel votes to constrain Afghan drawdown, ask for assessment on 'incentives' to attack US troops MORE, who earned 304 Electoral College votes. 

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden campaign raised M more than Trump in the month of June RNC, Trump campaign raised 1M in June Michigan shuts down most indoor bar service in bid to prevent virus resurgence MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersHickenlooper beats back progressive challenge in Colorado primary Progressive groups urge Biden to tap Warren as running mate Young Turks host says Elizabeth Warren should be Biden's VP pick MORE (I-Vt.) are vying for the Democratic nomination, with Biden currently retaining 664 delegates, and Sanders getting 573. Some of the Super Tuesday delegates have not been distributed yet.