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Abrams And Biden Meet Privately As Both Weigh 2020 Election Possibilities Talking Points Memo

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Nov 30, -0001 12:00 AM 2019+ year ago

Biden, 76, who served as President Barack Obama's closest adviser, is on the cusp of deciding whether he'll make his third run for the presidency. Abrams, 45, narrowly lost the Georgia governor's race last November. She is being heavily recruited to run for the Senate in 2020, but she's not ruled out making a presidential bid herself. She also could be considered as a vice presidential running mate.

A person close to Abrams confirmed the meeting, saying it was set at Biden's request. The person wasn't authorized to speak publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

The meeting stands out among the high-powered political huddles that are common as a presidential election season takes shape.

Biden and Abrams represent starkly different identities for a Democratic Party in flux, with one an aging white man who is the consummate Washington politician and the other an up-and-coming black woman from Generation X who has become a national political celebrity even in defeat. Her star climbed ...

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