Hillary Clinton considered Tim Cook, Tammy Baldwin as VP picks

Thu. October 20, 2016 8:07 AM by Carlos Santoscoy

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton considered two openly gay leaders for running mate, leaked emails show.

The hacked emails from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta were released by WikiLeaks over the weekend.

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin appeared on a list of 39 potential picks for vice president, the AP and other outlets reported.

Podesta described the list as a "first cut of people to consider for VP."

Other names on the list include Senators Elizabeth Warren, Sherrod Brown, Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders – Clinton's rival for the nomination – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe.

Other business leaders on the list include Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda Gates, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent.

Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, Clinton's running mate, is also on the list.

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