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Geraldine Ferraro joined Democrat Walter Mondale's 1984 presidential campaign when he was trailing President Reagan badly in the polls. Sonia Moskowitz/Images/Getty Images hide caption

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In 2020, A Female Running Mate Won't Be A 'Hail Mary'

There are a lot of contrasts between Joe Biden's impending pick and past elections when women were vice presidential candidates. One that's easy to overlook: Biden is ahead in the polls.

Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari visits "Maria Bartiromo's Wall Street" at Fox Business Network Studios on October 11, 2019. Kashkari is calling for a return to mandated lockdowns in every state for up to six weeks in an effort to save both lives and the economy in response to COVID-19. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images hide caption

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A National Lockdown Could Be The Economy's Best Hope, Says Minneapolis Fed President

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Geraldine Ferraro joined Democrat Walter Mondale's 1984 presidential campaign when he was trailing President Reagan badly in the polls. Sonia Moskowitz/Images/Getty Images hide caption

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In 2020, A Female Running Mate Won't Be A 'Hail Mary'

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Littlest Things Lily Allen
Hangmat Jungle By Night
Electric The Inner Banks
0 to 100/The Catch Up Drake
Mestre' Tata Charlie Hunter, Ernest Ranglin et. al.
Red [Instrumental] Jaylib
View from Above Ikebe Shakedown

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