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  • Jim Webb stays cagey on VP prospects

     
    by Azam Ahmed Virgina Sen. Jim Webb, a potential running mate for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, hit Chicago to promote his book Friday and behaved...like someone who didn't want to ruin any shot at joining his party's national....
  • Jim Webb: Obama's answer to McCain?

     
    by James Oliphant The Marines, in full dress uniform, perform their summer drills in silence, flipping their rifles in near-perfect precision in front of the Iwo Jima memorial, illuminated by the glow of sunset. One man, the guest of honor,......
  • Hill for Veep: The beat goes on

     
    New York Magazine, which a few weeks ago produced a Hillary-is-bigger-than-ever cover story, now features a piece by the same writer pushing the Hillary for vice president argument. The article begins by picking three of the not-necessarily-strongest...
  • Traders skeptical of Obama-Clinton team

     
    by Katie Fretland Traders on the prediction market are losing confidence in a Barack Obama-Hillary Clinton ticket in the upcoming election. In June, traders on Intrade predicted only a 10 percent chance that Obama would pick his former opponent -......
  • Video: Obama, on Clark remark

     
    The struggle over Wesley Clark's assertion that getting shot down over Vietnam was not a qualification for John McCain to be president became frenetic yesterday. Clark refused to apologize, prompoting more outrage from the McCain camp. Jim Webb told...
  • Whispers of Webb as V.P. heard at Senate

     
    by Amanda Erickson Sen. Jim Webb has a new nickname: Mr. Vice President. It's what Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) was overheard calling the Virginia democrat as he stood up to deliver a speech on the war spending bill on the......
  • Webb: Out of veep running

     
    Virginia US Sen. Jim Webb issues a statement declaring his non-candidacy for the vice presidency: "Last week I communicated to Senator Obama and his presidential campaign my firm intention to remain in the United States Senate, where I believe......
  • Hillary: Not being vetted?

     
    Two days ago, when Hillary flew up to NY with Obama and one of his vice-presidential vetters, Caroline Kennedy, it fueled some speculation about whether she (Hillary) was on the v-p short list. Clinton wouldn't say whether she had been......
  • Story of the day: Obama considering Hillary for veep

     
    A Clinton donor says Obama, in a phone conversation, told her that Hillary is in the veepstakes, but Bill is the "complication, according to the LATimes: "He said once you're a president, even if you're a former president, you're......
  • McCain running mate vetting: Cantor

     
    by Mark Silva Today, in the running mate du jour category, comes word that the McCain campaign has summoned the personal records of Rep. Eric Cantor of Virginia. "A pretty good indication that he is under scrutiny as a running......
  • Obama: McCain hurt Medicare

     
    by John McCormick ROANOKE, Va. - Campaigning in a conservative part of a state that has consistently voted Republican for president since 1964, Sen. Barack Obama told an audience this afternoon that his Republican rival hurt Medicare. Citing a recent........
  • Rahm Emanuel: Nancy Pelosi's 'valet'

     
    by Mark Silva The meaning of Rahm Emanuel's first name, as he explained to a white-tie crowd of Washingtonians with tongue planted firmly in cheek not long ago: "Go Screw Yourself.'' This, of course, was Emanuel's way of acknowledging in......