09/12/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

236.com: I Want To Be Number Two Says Evan Bayh

The search for Obama's running mate may finally be at an end. Obama campaign manager David Plouffe sent out an mass email today entitled "Barack's VP: Be the First to Know." Sign up and you'll get a text message announcing the pick. At least they're not doing it via Twitter.

Though rumors that Obama would announce Evan Bayh last week turned out not to be true, Bayh still seems to be the most favored candidate. What would Obama get with Bayh? Someone who loved the Iraq war almost as much as Dick Cheney. Bayh was a co-sponsor of the war bill and was in the Rose Garden for Bush's signing. He then turned against the war once it became unpopular. He was a Hillary supporter when she was in the lead. Then, when Obama won, Bayh's been at his side ever since. In short, a courageous maverick who does what he thinks is right.

The full rundown on Bayh after the jump...

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