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The Text Is In! Biden Is VP! Thanks For The Update!

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's 3:31 a.m. EST and a text message just came in on my phone: Barack has chosen Senator Joe Biden to be our VP nominee. Watch the first Obama-Biden ...

Joe Biden Is Barack Obama's Vice Presidential Running Mate

AP | BETH FOUHY and CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is calling his running mate, Joe Biden, "a leader who is ready to step in and...

23/6: Obama, If You Don't Text Us Soon, CNN Will Go Insane! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


Why "Radio Silence" Can be a Good Thing in VP Selection

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Be thankful for radio silence I guess when other candidates for VP like Daschle and Bayh are getting phone calls saying, "Sorry....but we look forward to working with you in many other ways in the coming years."

Barack Obama's Vice President: Announcement Expected This Week

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS and BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Barack Obama's newly minted running mate will join the Democratic hopeful onstage Saturday at a rally in this capital city w...

Virginia GOP Starts Its Attack On Kaine

The Washington Post | Tim Craig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John W. Warner (R-Va.) said today that Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) may be able to carry Virginia if he selects Gov...

Obama's VP To Be Showcased On Saturday

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama team, in the run-up to the Democratic convention, will showcase the new Obama ticket Saturday in Springfield at the Old State Capitol, where...

New York Times: Obama "Appears Ready To Announce" His VP

New York Times | Jeff Zeleny and Adam Nagourney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Barack Obama has all but finalized his choice for a running mate and set an elaborate roll-out plan for his decision, beginning with an early ...

Why Obama's VP Needs to be a 4-Star General

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

We are a nation at war -- why are two neophytes on the world stage, Bayh and Kaine, at the top of the list when Obama himself has zero foreign policy or national security chops?

Obama Vice President Picks: It's Biden!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 8/23/08 1:00 AM EASTERN: Obama has selected Joe Biden as his Vice Presidential running mate. Update - 8/22/08: As Obama's announcement draws c...

The Dream Team Redux

Caryl Rivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caryl Rivers

This should be prime time for Democrats. But Barack Obama isn't closing the deal. So here's where Hillary comes in: she could be the beer to Barack's champagne, the apple pie to his arugula.

Obama VP Vetting Goes Deep: Researchers Across The Country

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speculation surrounding Senator Barack Obama's vice-presidential selection has often been set off by the comings and goings at a law firm on Pennsylva...

Rachel Weiner

Ann Veneman, Obama VP? Progressives Slam Idea | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Politico reports that Barack Obama's campaign is floating Republican Ann Veneman as a potential VP: Barack Obama's vice presidential search team ...

Obama: VP Pick Won't Based On Geography

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama said he'll give his vice president substantive work and will choose his running mate based on ability to govern, not to help win a state ...

Terry McAuliffe Makes VP Pick: Not Hillary

Falls Church News Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The former national chairman of the Democratic Party who ran Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign this year told 200 Democratic activists in Fairfa...

Rendell: I'm Not Being Vetted Because Obama "Has Good Sense"

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D) says that he has not been contacted by the Barack Obama campaign to undergo the vice presidential vetting process bec...

NYTimes: Clinton Is Being Vetted

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Buried in an article on the veep-vetting process comes this piece of information: Democrats said they thought it was less likely now than it was a m...

Gore: No Way I'll Be VP Again

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Eight years in the No. 2 spot is enough for Al Gore. The former vice president, who issued a challenge to the next President of the United States on ...

Rendell On Being VP: "It Would Take So Long To Vet Me"

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D) said Monday that he is 'absolutely not' being vetted as a running mate for Barack Obama, joking that "it would ta...

Sen. Reed: I'm Not Interested In Being VP

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island said Monday he was not interested in being Democrat Barack Obama's running mate. Reed, a...

My Petition: Don't Let Clinton Hijack the VP Slot

Reny Monk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Reny Monk

Who wants to be the first to sign? Perhaps I should look up Monica, Paula and Gennifer and see if they'd be interested.

Obama: "Settle Down" About VP Pick

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama said Thursday he's in no rush to pick a vice presidential candidate, telling CNN "everybody needs to settle down" and let the vetting pro...

Obama Begins Search For Running Mate

The Atlantic | Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Very quietly, Sen. Barack Obama has begun the process that will end in his choosing a running mate, Democrats inside and outside the campaign said. O...

Officials say Obama starts search for running mate

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Likely Democratic nominee Barack Obama has begun a top-secret search for a running mate, fresh signs that the general election camp...

Obama's Vice President: Who Will It Be? (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the Democratic competition coming to an end, it's time for rampant VP speculation. Who do you think would be the best Vice President for an Obam...