Unpopularity of Clinton, Trump puts spotlight on potential running mates

Combination photo of former presidential candidate Ben Carson Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie and Governor of Wisconsin Scott WalkerBy James Oliphant and John Whitesides WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rarely have two U.S. presidential front-runners needed more from running mates than Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Clinton has struggled to generate excitement about her candidacy and assuage voter concerns about her trustworthiness, while Trump fares badly among women and minorities in polls. Hispanic advocacy groups are lobbying Clinton to choose a Hispanic running mate.

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