Exclusive: Clinton ally Warren weighs potential VP role, sees hurdles – sources

Senator Warren waves at the BlueGreen Alliance Foundation's 2015 Good Jobs, Green Jobs ConferenceBy Michelle Conlin and Caren Bohan NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has considered the idea of serving as Hillary Clinton’s running mate but sees obstacles to that choice as she prepares to endorse the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, several people familiar with Warren’s thinking told Reuters. While her thinking could evolve, Warren has concerns about joining a Clinton ticket, including the question of whether running two women would give the Democrats the best shot at defeating Republican Donald Trump, one source said. Advisers to Warren, a fiery critic of Wall Street and a popular figure among progressive Democrats, have been in close contact with Clinton’s campaign team and the conversations have increased in frequency in recent weeks, the sources said.

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