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President Allison Taylor of ‘24’ ends up being exposed as Machiavellian.20th Century FoxKarrin Vasby Anderson, Colorado State UniversityJoe Biden’s promise to name a woman running mate has prompted familiar debates about gender and power.Are these potential vice presidents supposed to be presidential lackeys or understudies to the leader of the free world? Should they actively seek the position, or be reluctant nominees bound by duty?After Senator Kamala Harris’s name emerged as a short-list favorite, CNBC reported that some Biden allies and donors “initiated a campaign against Harris,” arguin...


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