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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.   BarackObama.com got the transformation ...

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.

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...

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...

Evan Bayh: VP Speculation Hits Fever Pitch

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

The "Evan Bayh will be Vice-President" meme is running rampant here in Indiana with more and more tips and leaks and rumors spreading like wildfire.

VP Choice: Another Meaningful '08 Moment

Matthew Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Dowd

Who will Obama and McCain pick for their vice-presidential nominee and why did they pick them and what does this tell us about Obama and McCain?

Clinton Most "Interesting" VP Choice

Craig Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Crawford

Unless an electrifying name we have not heard is in the wings, only Clinton would be a really big story. Which is, of course, not necessarily what Obama needs.

The Punk And The Godmother -- A Timely Parable

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis

The Punk had suddenly broken big and he was now the most popular artist at his label. His fans loved him. But there was a problem looming.

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.

Sam Stein

Veepstakes: What Happened To Sebelius?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Seth Colter Walls

Biden Source Downplays VP Denial

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

How big a deal is today's veepstakes comment from Sen. Joe Biden that "I'm not the guy"? A figure familiar with Biden's thinking says the remark is h...

Why Not Feingold? Surely He'd Be A Great VP

Nathan Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Robinson

Russ Feingold is the best senator we have today, and no VP choice would better represent the message of change and the departure from Bush policies.

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."

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?

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.

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...

Bayh Could Bring Mark Penn Back Into Dem Race

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ne of the fun things about writing a controversial piece like the one we posted yesterday on the collapse of the Clinton campaign is the ensuing flurr...

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.

The Necessary Audacity of Hillary Clinton as Vice President

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Hanft

To ignore the passion, grittiness and success of Hillary's efforts, and anoint a secondary figure like Evan Bayh, is a definitive act that would be hard to interpret as anything but a slap in the face.

For Hillary

Bill Curry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Curry

It seems Barack Obama has scratched Hillary Clinton from his list of possible running mates. He should rethink his situation. Few potential picks help him at all. Hands down, Hillary helps the most.

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 ...

Joe Biden: Obama's Vice President

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Read up-to-the minute news and commentary at Joe Biden's HuffPost Big News Page Read Biden's blogs on the Huffington Post. CNN: Biden Gives Obama...

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...