Sanders: I 'would look to women first' when looking for running mate

Sanders: I 'would look to women first' when looking for running mate
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersIn Washington, the road almost never taken Don't let partisan politics impede Texas' economic recovery The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Democrats argue price before policy amid scramble MORE (I-Vt.) said on Monday that if he gets the Democratic nomination, he "would look to women first" when picking a running mate.

"They would be women by the way who hold my political views," he told Fox News's Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum at a town hall in Dearborn, Mich.

Sanders floated fellow progressive Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenIn Washington, the road almost never taken Senate poised to battle over Biden's pick of big bank critic Treasury says more rental aid is reaching tenants, preventing evictions MORE (D-Mass.) as a potential running mate in 2016, calling her a champion for working families and taking on Wall Street. 


However, Warren, who dropped out of the 2020 presidential race last week, has not shown any signs she is ready to endorse in this year's presidential race. 

Sanders's comments come after his rival, former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHaiti prime minister warns inequality will cause migration to continue Pelosi: House must pass 3 major pieces of spending legislation this week Erdoğan says Turkey plans to buy another Russian defense system MORE, floated the names of potential running mates Monday. 

“They're all capable of being president,” Biden told NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez in an interview set to air on "NBC Nightly News" on Monday when asked if he had considered Sens. Cory BookerCory BookerTim Scott says police reform talks collapsed with Dems over funding Sunday shows preview: Pelosi announces date for infrastructure vote; administration defends immigration policies Democrats press Schumer on removing Confederate statues from Capitol MORE (D-N.J.) or Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisTwo 'View' hosts test positive for coronavirus ahead of Harris interview Rep. Karen Bass to run for mayor of Los Angeles: report Biden taps big bank skeptic to for top regulatory post MORE (D-Calif.), both of whom have endorsed him after ending their own presidential bids, for a spot on a possible Democratic ticket.

“And not just those, but [Sen.] Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley — Presented by Xerox — Officials want action on cyberattacks Senate panel advances antitrust bill that eyes Google, Facebook This week: Democrats face mounting headaches MORE [D-Minn.],” Biden added. “There's a whole range of people who have endorsed and all I can tell you is it would be presumptuous for me to decide who is going to be vice president. I'm not even the nominee yet.”