VP Rerun 'Won't Happen': Edwards

Partnering with Obama 'not something I'm interested in,' '04 nominee says
By Jonas Oransky,  Newser Staff
Posted May 16, 2008 4:37 PM CDT
Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., center, and former Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards.   (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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(Newser) – Days after endorsing Barack Obama, John Edwards is beating back buzz he’s on the vice-presidential shortlist. “No, no, won’t happen,” he told NBC today. “It’s just not something I’m interested in.” The '04 nominee wouldn’t cop to an interest in being attorney general either, the Boston Globe reports, and is thinking about jobs under Obama “only in an abstract way."