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Clinton’s Initial VP List Included Bill Gates, Tim Cook, and Bernie Sanders WikiLeaks reveals that a democratic socialist and the “billionaire class” were both early veepstakes contenders.
Hillary Clinton Withholds Veep Pick, Notes Trump Talks a Lot Like a Dictator Contrary to expectations, Clinton did not reveal her running mate in Florida on Friday, opting to rebut Donald Trump’s RNC speech instead.
Clinton VP Favorite Just Gave the Left Two More Reasons to Distrust Him On Monday, Virginia senator Tim Kaine signed on to two letters calling on the federal government to scale back regulations on community and regional banks.
Clinton Includes Swing Voter on VP Short List On Tuesday, retired admiral James Stavridis told Fox News Radio that he is “leaning toward Secretary Clinton” but would prefer to make his final decision “in the privacy of my own home.”
Report: Trump Plans to License His Name to His Administration, Not to Run It Trump told John Kasich that if he agreed to be his running mate, the Ohio governor could be in charge of both domestic and foreign policy, The New York Times Magazine reports.
It’s Official: Donald Trump Names Mike Pence As His Running Mate On Twitter, Trump confirms that the Indiana governor will be joining his ticket.
On VP Choice, Trump Torn Between Mr. Right and a Pair of Bad Boys Trump’s advisers see Indiana governor Mike Pence as the best, safest choice. But the mogul wants a “fighter skilled in hand-to-hand combat” — like Gingrich or Christie.
Hillary Clinton Apparently Considering a Retired Admiral for VP The New York Times reports that Clinton is vetting retired four-star Navy admiral James G. Stavridis as a potential running mate.
Even Potential VPs Aren’t Excited About Trump Christie’s the top contender, as he’s only said that he finds Trump deeply offensive with his eyes.
Reports: Trump Vetting Chris Christie for VP/White House Butler The New Jersey governor has an approval rating of 26 percent. Trump may not have a better option.
RNC to Paint Clinton’s VP Choice As an Insult to Bernie Backers “Project Pander” will attack Clinton’s VP choice for being too conservative — and/or too liberal — for Sanders supporters.
Wall Street Donors to Clinton: Pick Warren and Your Fundraising Gets It Wall Street donors tell the Clinton campaign she can have their cash or Elizabeth Warren as her running mate, but she can’t have both.
We Could’ve Had a Romney-Christie Ticket The NJ governor was Romney’s first pick for veep.
John Heilemann on NOW With Alex Wagner: The Biden-Ryan Matchup Biden won’t hold back as he did against Palin, Heilemann says.
Wikipedia Tries to Keep the Riffraff Out of Veepstakes Entries And is maybe not as good of a predictor of Romney’s pick as it once was.
the national circus
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Harry Reid Is No Joe McCarthy Not paying taxes for ten years isn’t quite the same as being a communist.
reading the veepstakes tea leaves
Reading the VP Tea Leaves: Wikipedia Edition Can Wikipedia edits foretell Romney’s running-mate pick?
Boring Midwestern White Guys on Standby Romney has alerted at least two running-mate contenders that he could pick them at any moment.
Heilemann: Why Jindal, Ryan Look Good to Romney “You can’t underestimate how much the Romney campaign is worried about conservative enthusiasm right now.”
Dick Cheney States the Obvious Apparently Sarah Palin was “a mistake.”
The Possibly Unbearable Handsomeness of a Romney-Thune Ticket There is word that little-known South Dakota Senator John Thune is a VP possibility.
The Veepstakes Sherm-O-Meter Our latest update on the VP race.
Tim Pawlenty Claims to Want Out of the Veepstakes “I have encouraged people who asked this question in the campaign to look at other prospects.”
Paul Ryan Is Being Vetted He might be Romney’s running mate, or he might not.
the national circus
Frank Rich on the National Circus: The Un-Unvetting of Marco Rubio Romney had to bend to conservative donors with a serious crush on Rubio.
Boring White Guy’s VP Hopes Just Soared [Updated] Marco Rubio is reportedly not in the mix being considered for Romney’s running mate.
the great tampa convention showdown
Rubio Flub Goes Unnoticed in CFR Speech Which Korea has the nuclear weapons again?
The Veepstakes Sherm-O-Meter Which potential Romney running mates are doing the best job of pretending to be uninterested in the gig?
stuck in the mittle
Why Beth Myers Really Is Romney’s Perfect Work Wife She’s in charge of Mitt’s VP search, but could she help with women voters, too?
Will Marco Rubio’s Campaign Finance Problem Be a Veepstake Disqualifier? The Florida senator was fined $8,000 for improper campaign contributions.
Marco Rubio Won’t Even Discuss Veepstakes Anymore He says the “peanut gallery” should take a break for a while.
The Veepstakes Sherm-O-Meter [Updated] Which potential Romney running mates are doing the best job of pretending to be uninterested in the gig?
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