Beyond the Dream Ticket

Schneider, William
August 2008
National Journal;8/25/2008, p2
The article discusses the selection by U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama of Senator Joe Biden as his running mate. The electoral disadvantages of Biden are outlined. Thirty-eight percent of Democrats wanted Obama to choose Senator Hillary Clinton as his running mate. But Clinton supporters are not complaining about Biden himself. They are complaining about the selection process and saying that Obama did not show Clinton proper respect.


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