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Obama Vp Pick

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 ...

Speaking Of Judgment

Bill Marovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Marovitz

The idea that a woman of such limited experience should suddenly emerge on the national stage and be a heartbeat away from the presidency without a thorough vetting process is very scary.

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.

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 ...

Thomas B. Edsall

Biden: The Good, Great, Bad and Ugly | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe Biden brings a host of assets to the Barack Obama campaign - chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; working class Irish Catholic ...

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...

I'm Just Sayin': Biden's Ancient Word Theft No Longer an Issue

Phil Trounstine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phil Trounstine

As the reporter who first revealed Biden's filching of Robert F. Kennedy's words, I hereby declare that the statute of limitations on those transgressions has expired.

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."

Will Obama Wave Bayh Bye to the White House?

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

The problem with a "safe" VP pick is that it creates a separate danger -- namely, the nomination of someone who fails to energize voters and refuses to put the heat on the opposing ticket.

Can Progressives Derail Bayh's VP Train via Facebook?

Max and the Marginalized | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max and the Marginalized

I would support Obama if he picked a turnip as his VP, but since so much of his candidacy is based on a willingness to listen to his supporters, this might be a chance to help make sure that he doesn't.

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...

Poll: Veep Choices Matter Far More This Election

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new CBS News poll on the presidential election will be released this evening but we have a few nuggets to share this morning. While most voters (67 ...

Obama Will Name Bayh his VP Choice on Wednesday

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

While Washington Post columnist Chris Cillizza has positioned Bayh at the top of the heap for a few weeks now, after getting tips and making some logical conclusions the choice is obvious. Why?

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 ...