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Obama Vice President

Biden: Hillary "As Qualified Or More Qualfied Than Me" To Be VP

New York Times | John Broder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Maybe he should have spoken up sooner. Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr., the Democrats' vice presidential nominee, said this afternoon that perhaps Senato...

Obama-Biden Trumps McCain-Rove

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

Biden's acceptance speech proved what the citizens of Delaware have known for a long time: Biden is a regular Joe with all-American family values who also happens to be a Senator.

Biden Camp Pressed Hard For VP Slot

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama's selection of Sen. Joe Biden to be his running mate reached a pivotal point in a secret meeting o...

Obama Chose Biden In Hawaii: "Very Personal Decision"

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the beginning, Senator Barack Obama was not entirely sold on Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. And Mr. Biden told friends that he was pessimistic of his ...

10 Obama/Biden Gaffes (So Far)

Scott Shrake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Shrake

After Hillary dropped out, I lost my enthusiasm for this presidential campaign. But I'll tell you what. The fire in the belly that these two guys evinced on that stage today actually got me excited again.

Obama-Biden logo revealed

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

So it's official, Barack Obama picked Joe Biden, one of the most colorful characters out there. got the transformation right at 3 a....

Joe, Let's talk

Erin Kotecki Vest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erin Kotecki Vest

I need you to do something for me, ok? It's something I'm pretty terrible at -- but I'm guessing with all your experience you'll be okay. Don't say anything stupid.

Chet Edwards: Obama's Vice President?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUG 22 -- Officials Say Edwards Is A Finalist: The rarely-mentioned Edwards is on Obama's short list, Democratic officials say. Democratic president...

Sam Nunn Almost Certainly Ruled Out As Obama VP

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It appears Sam Nunn, the former Georgia senator and a leading Democratic expert on foreign policy issues, can safely be crossed off the list of Barack...

Obama On VP: Someone "Not About Ego"

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One reason for the feverish running-mate speculation is that those who actually know anything are a small, leakproof circle. And most leakproof of all...

Memo to Netroots: Stop Tearing Down Obama's VP Shortlist

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

If the left is ever going to get serious about winning elections, we need to stop insisting on 100% ideological purity from our candidates. News flash: politics is about assembling winning coalitions.

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."

Sam Stein

Veepstakes: What Happened To Sebelius? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speculation abounds these days as to whom, exactly, Barack Obama will choose as a vice presidential candidate. The secrecy that surrounds the process ...

Biden And Bayh Both Speaking On VP's Convention Night

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two candidates rumored to be in the mix to become Barack Obama's running mate have been given speaking slots for Wednesday night at the Democratic Nat...

The Irony Of Evan Bayh's Name Texted To My Phone

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

If Obama picks Evan Bayh, the son of a political family, the ultimate legacy politician, a supporter of the Iraq War, it will mean that once again, change is how you talk the talk.

Sam Stein

A V.P. Hint? VP's Convention Day Is Veteran Themed | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Does the schedule for August's Democratic convention provide any clues to whom Barack Obama will pick as his vice president? On a conference call on ...

LOL -- Obama To Announce VP Via Text Message

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

Obama's use of text messaging to publicize his the vice presidential nominee will allow him to get his own version of a biography for his choice out quickly to voters rather than have them read a news story.

Sam Stein

John Kerry, Surrogate In Chief | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over the past several weeks there has been perhaps no better surrogate for Barack Obama than Senator John Kerry. Aides to the Illinois Democrat admit ...

Obama Insiders: VP Pick Could Come From "Left Field"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fans of Evan Bayh, the clean-cut senator for Indiana, are hoping today will be the day he is selected as Barack Obama's vice-presidential running mate...

Biden Prepares 50,000-Word Acceptance Speech

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

Representatives of television news divisions said they were undecided as to how to cover the Biden speech, but none were willing to commit to covering it live in its entirety.

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...

Evan Bayh: Obama's Vice President?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***For Complete Coverage Of Obama's Vice Presidential Prospects, Visit HuffPost's Obama's VP Big News Page*** Read up-to-the-minute news and comment...

And It's Got To Be... Gen. Wesley Clark

Judah Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judah Freed

I want the Democrats to win the White House and to make the next Supreme Court appointments and that's why Obama has got to put Gen. Wesley Clark in the second spot on the ticket.

McCain Camp: Obama Should Pick VP First

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's extended circle is divided on whether he should announce his running mate in the immediate days ahead--but the Republican is more likely...

WaPo: Kaine Wrong, Obama Hasn't Narrowed VP List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's vice presidential vetting process has moved into a new stage in which a larger than previously reported group of candidates is being ex...