Steve July 28, 2020

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden could announce his running mate as soon as the end of this week, according to the time frame he laid out. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast, the crew discusses the positive and negative narratives that could emerge from each of his potential choices. They also ask why Tweety McTreason is sending federal agents into U.S. cities and how this relates to his reelection message.

FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast: Biden’s VP Pick Could Be Days Away

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