Simon Tisdall | The Guardian: Veep hunting season has opened. But Kamala Harris is in with a shot | Simon Tisdall

Republicans are already targeting Biden’s vice-president with attack ads. The 2024 election race is her chance to show she’s a winner – and the conventional wisdom is wrong

Being vice-president of the United States is not much fun, or so it often seems from the outside. All the trappings of power are present: high-profile events, free foreign travel, big limos, secret service protection and a turreted mansion in the grounds of Washington’s Naval Observatory.

But the job itself is a cemetery from which few escape with their political lives. Indeed, attending funerals is in the job description. The incumbent is forever overshadowed by the president of the day, blamed for his blunders, given thankless tasks to perform.

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