In this May 22, 2018 file photo Democratic candidate for Georgia Gov. Stacey Abrams waves in Atlanta.
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In some ways, Stacey Abrams is an outlier among the names being floated as potential vice presidential running mates for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
For instance, she moonlights as a romance-suspense novelist.
And when it comes to politics her experience level is limited compared to other potential picks.
Abrams served in the Georgia House of Representatives, but has not led a state, like Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, or served in Congress, like Sen. Kamala Harris. Abrams tried to move up the political ladder in 2018 when she ran for governor of Georgia, but lost to then-Secretary of State Brian Kemp, a Republican, in a high-profile race that vaulted her into the national spotlight.
For all the attention she has received, though, she remains a bit of a long shot to join Biden. On Wednesday’s “Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Abrams said she had yet to hear from the Biden camp as potential running mates undergo vetting. Yet she has continued to make her case to join the ticket.
“I know that when I’m asked the questions ‘Are you