By NBC News
May 29, 2016

Senator Bernie Sanders doubled down on his warning to Democratic rival Hillary Clinton that her pick for running mate will be critical to winning over his supporters going into the general election during an interview to air Sunday on “Meet the Press.”

“That means having a candidate who can excite working families, excite young people, bring them into the political process, create a large voter turnout,” Sanders told Chuck Todd.

The Vermont senator was adamant that Clinton pick a hardline progressive for vice president if she successfully secures the Democratic nomination for president. This could help her appeal to the supporters who have flocked to Sanders’ campaign during the primary…

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