Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-Mich.) traveled to Delaware to meet with Joe Biden last weekend as he headed into the final stretch before deciding on a running mate…

Whitmer is the first potential nominee known to have had an in-person interview with Biden. The meeting, first reported by the Associated Press, was confirmed by two people familiar with the meeting who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations…

While Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) was highly regarded days ago, there have been concerns about her past work in Cuba and warm comments about Fidel Castro. Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) has long been thought to be at the top of the list, but she’s met some high-level dissension within the campaign. Susan E. Rice, the former national security adviser, has a warm relationship with Biden and strong support from former colleagues in the Obama administration, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is also still under consideration, according to people close to the campaign.