Magazine article Editor & Publisher

No News on Obama's Pick for Vice President -- but 2 Sources Say McCain Has Tabbed Romney

Magazine article Editor & Publisher

No News on Obama's Pick for Vice President -- but 2 Sources Say McCain Has Tabbed Romney

Article excerpt

Barack Obama had chosen, but still not announced, a running mate late Thursday, while Mark Halperin of Time magazine says on his site there The Page that two key sources have told him that John McCain has settled on Mitt Romney.Halperin adds that those laying wages might settle on Obama naming Joe Biden -- on Saturday.

Obama said Thursday he's chosen his running mate, but coyly kept all the details to himself as he campaigned with one leading contender and planned a major rally to present the Democratic ticket Saturday in Illinois.

He refused to say whether he'd notified his pick or when exactly he would send cell phones buzzing with the answer delivered via text message. He seemed to relish the frustrations of scores of reporters following him this week in anticipation of the announcement.

"Wouldn't you like to know?" he said with a grin when asked by an Associated Press reporter when the text would be sent.

"I've made the selection, that's all you're gonna get," Obama said as he visited a store selling roasted Virginia peanuts as nonchalantly as any other day campaigning in a battleground state. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.