Obama's VP Search Fields a General

James Jones, retired NATO honcho, surfaces in Hill talks
By Jonas Oransky,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 10, 2008 8:30 PM CDT
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama.   (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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(Newser) – Barack Obama’s VP selection team had a busy couple of days on Capitol Hill, talking up possible running mates with legislators. A new name in the mix is that of retired Gen. James Jones, MSNBC reports. Joe Biden and Ohio governor Ted Strickland also came under scrutiny; Bill Richardson, Janet Napolitano, Mike Bloomberg, and Chuck Hagel did not..

Also on the list:

  • Hillary Clinton
  • John Kerry
  • Evan Bayh
  • Jim Webb
  • Bill Nelson
  • Jack Reed
  • Chris Dodd
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