Sen. Biden for V.P.?

August 20, 2008 5:10:40 AM PDT
It may not be the only game in town, but it's the most captivating. Democrats are waiting for Barack Obama to reveal the name of his running mate, and the New York Times reports that announcement will come Wednesday.

Pundits seem to agree that Senator Joe Biden, of Delaware, is at or near the top of a very short list.

The usually chatty Sen. Biden had nothing to say to Action News as he pulled into the driveway of his Greenville home.

A two-time presidential candidate himself, Biden has plenty of supporters.

"He's a very good man, and I think he's doing a good job for Delaware," said Gertrude McGriff of Claymont.

"I think Biden has a lot of experience in foreign policy matters that I think a lot of people don't think Obama possesses," said Robert Mallard of Wilmington.

Talking to reporters Tuesday night, Biden insisted he had no idea if he was going to be Obama's running mate.

Biden may be a hit here, but his nomination is no sure thing. Also said to be up for consideration is Governor Kathleen Sebelius of Kansas, Governor Tim Kaine of Virginia, and Senator Evan Bayh of Indiana.

Of course, her supporters hope Senator Hillary Clinton is on that list, too.

This, as Barack Obama's newly minted running mate will join the Democratic hopeful onstage Saturday a campaign official said.

Though, who that running mate is remains a mystery.

A senior Obama adviser told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday that Obama and his veep choice will appear in front of the former Illinois state Capitol where Abraham Lincoln once served. The last time Obama appeared there, he announced he was running for president.

The disclosure narrowed the window Obama has to reveal his running mate.

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