Colorado Governor Bill Ritter: 18 Months as a Governor Not Enough To Qualify For Veep

    Colorado Governor Bill Ritter (D) was asked on the Mike Rosen Showabout his reluctance to be considered for Obama’s Veep. The meat of Ritter’s response? “I’ve been governor for 18 months. It’s been a great experience. But it’s just 18 months…Obama has to think about experience…levels of experience…” Later a caller to the show pointed out that Obama had been a Senator for a 143 | Read More »

    Romney doesn’t plan to be McCain’s Veep

    On WILM AM in Dover, Delaware, this afternoon, Mitt Romney tell us that he does not “plan on being part of the [Republican Presidential] ticket.” Promises, promises. What if McCain were to offer the job to him? Respondeth Mitt: “I think any Republican who was offered the chance to be VP would certainly serve their party and serve our nominee and do so proudly.” The | Read More »

    Thoughts on the Veepstakes

    Charlie Crist (R-Florida)Pros: “Chain Gang Charlie” is the young governor of a crucial swingstate, a remarkably strong fundraiser, a crucial early supporter, not a Washington insider, and somewhat appealing to moderates.Cons: Christian conservatives remain bitter about his (lack of) performance in the Terri Schiavo debacle and his personal life remains controversial, with allegations of homosexuality being spread.Thoughts: Governor Crist is a good governor and a | Read More »

    It’s Not Going to be Jindal

    Despite Rick Moran’s hopes, and those of others here at RS, Gov. Bobby Jindal reiterated that he will not be John McCain’s Veep choice. “Let me be clear: I have said in every private and public conversation, I’ve got the job that I want. And I’ll say again on air: I’m not going to be the vice presidential nominee or vice president. I’m going to | Read More »

    Obama/… DODD?

    It’s like this entire election season was created to make me laugh like a loon on a regular basis. Obama seeks info on Dodd in vice president search By NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press Writer 57 minutes agoWASHINGTON – Barack Obama’s presidential campaign has requested information from Democratic Sen. Chris Dodd as part of its search for a possible vice presidential candidate.The former White House hopeful | Read More »


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