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Women on Biden's rumored VP short list tweet support for choice of Harris

Women on Biden's rumored VP short list tweet support for choice of Harris
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A number of the women thought to be on presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenFive examples of media's sycophancy for Biden on inauguration week Drastic measures for drastic times — caregiver need mobile health apps Boycott sham impeachment MORE's shortlist for vice president tweeted their support of his choice of Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBiden talks NATO, climate change in first presidential call with France's Macron Biden must wait weekend for State Department pick Senators introduce bill to award Officer Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal MORE (D-Calif.).

Harris is the first Black woman and first Asian American person to be a vice presidential candidate in American history. Biden's rumored shortlist included several other women of color, including Reps. Val DemingsValdez (Val) Venita DemingsSeven Senate races to watch in 2022 Demings on Florida: 'We're excited about what we're seeing' but 'taking absolutely nothing for granted' Why it's time for a majority female Cabinet MORE (D-Fla.) and Karen BassKaren Ruth BassDemocrats point fingers on whether Capitol rioters had inside help Rep. Bass tweets photo of Trump in response to FBI call for information on rioters San Francisco mayor says Harris replacement pick 'a real blow to the African American community' MORE (D-Calif.), former national security adviser Susan RiceSusan RicePresidential Twitter account follows Chrissy Teigen Biden signs executive order rescinding controversial 1776 Commission Biden to nix border wall, 'Muslim ban' on first day in office MORE, former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams and Sen. Tammy DuckworthLadda (Tammy) Tammy DuckworthOvernight Defense: Austin takes helm at Pentagon | COVID-19 briefing part of Day 1 agenda | Outrage over images of National Guard troops in parking garage National Guard back inside Capitol after having been moved to parking garage Senate approves waiver for Biden's Pentagon nominee MORE (D-Ill.).

"In this time of crises, we deserve leadership that will not only put America back on track, but build back better," Demings said in a statement. "The Biden/Harris ticket promises to restore America's faith that we can defeat COVID-19, save our crippled economy, restore honor and integrity to the White House, protect the rights, liberty, and safety of the American people, and expand access to health care and opportunity for all."

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Abrams tweeted that she was "thrilled" to support the ticket, while Rice said that she would do her "utmost to help them win and govern."

Bass added in her own series of tweets: "California is better because of her work as Attorney General and stronger because of her work as Senator. Now all Americans will benefit from her work as Vice President."

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen WhitmerGretchen WhitmerThe Hill's Morning Report - President Biden, Vice President Harris begin work today Michigan GOP pushes to replace member who voted to certify election results Is the spread of misinformation MLK's dream? MORE (D) and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenCancel culture comes for the moderates Biden expands on Obama ethics pledge Student loan forgiveness would be windfall for dentists, doctors and lawyers MORE (D-Mass.) were also reportedly on Biden's shortlist.

"I am extraordinarily proud to support @KamalaHarris and @JoeBiden! They will be a fierce team to Build America Back Better," the governor tweeted.

In a statement, Biden cited Harris' "record of accomplishment" as to why he chose her.

"There is no door Kamala won’t knock on, no stone she’ll leave unturned, if it means making life better — for the people," Biden said. "She will wake up every day — like I will — thinking about how to make life better for people. How to rebuild our country back better. How to make it more just. How to win the next fight in the battle for the soul of this nation."

Biden and Harris are slated to address the media for the first time as running mates on Wednesday from Biden's hometown of Wilmington, Del.

They will officially accept the party’s nominations at the Democratic National Convention next week.