Opinion: Has Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine made Obama’s final cut?


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That’s the buzz in the blogosphere today. Politico reports:

Kaine, an early Obama supporter whose biography nicely dovetails with the Illinois senator’s, ‘ranks very, very high on the short list,’ said a source who has spoken recently to senior Obama aides about Kaine.Kaine ‘is getting a critical examination,’ the source said.


Kaine, however, isn’t talking:

It’s ‘flattering to be mentioned’ as a potential vice presidential candidate, Kaine said. ‘My mom loves it. She calls when she sees it. But that’s for the campaign to decide. And the campaign has made very good decisions thus far and I think, however they decide, they are going to make a very good decision.’

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-- Amina Khan