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Amy Klobuchar withdraws as potential Biden running mate, urges 'woman of color' VP nod

Amy Klobuchar withdraws as potential Biden running mate, urges 'woman of color' VP nod | 19 June 2020 | Vice President Amy Klobuchar is not in the cards. The Minnesota senator withdrew her name from the list of possible running mates Thursday night, reasoning that Democratic nominee Joe Biden should use the "moment to put a woman of color" on his ticket... Klobuchar's decision reflects the weeks of civil unrest across the country and globe following the police killing of George Floyd in her home state. She had initially resisted dropping out from vice president considerations after Floyd’s killing brought fresh scrutiny of her criminal justice record when she served as a prosecutor in Hennepin County. There she had failed to get charges brought against Derek Chauvin -- the police officer who was seen with his knee on Floyd's neck -- for a separate incident of fatally shooting another man.