Ted Strickland Shermanesque On VP Prospects

06/18/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Teddy Davis and John Santucci Political Radar

Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland (D) was Shermanesque on Tuesday in saying that he would "absolutely not" be Sen. Barack Obama's, D-Ill., running mate even if asked to join the Democratic ticket.

Asked on NPR's "All Things Considered" if he is auditioning to be Obama's running mate, Strickland said, "Absolutely not. If drafted I will not run, nominated I will not accept and if elected I will not serve.

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