Clinton Is Open To Being Obama's VEEP

Hillary Rodham Clinton has told congressional colleagues she would be open to becoming Barack Obama's vice presidential nominee, saying she would consider it if it would help Democrats win the White House.

Clinton, a New York senator, made the comment on a conference call with other New York lawmakers Tuesday, according a participant on the call.

The senator's remarks came in response to a question from Democratic Rep. Nydia Velazquez who said she believed the best way for Obama to win over key voting blocs, including Hispanics, would be for him to choose Clinton as his running mate.

"I am open to it," Clinton replied, if it would help the party's prospects in November.


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  • by Blog Refuter Location: NC on Jun 4, 2008 at 03:52 PM
    Something about Hillary makes me think she's not even thinking about being in the #2 spot (not for long, anyway). Hopefully, that feeling is wrong. Is prophecy soon to come to past? NONE of us actually know who is who and exactly what will happen...
  • by Anonymous on Jun 4, 2008 at 03:35 PM
    Clinton in the White House, Oh No hide the interns!!
  • by Anonymous on Jun 4, 2008 at 03:33 PM
    You think taxes are high now, Wait until Obama gets in the white house, You ain't seen nothing yet

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  • by Anonymous Location: Jacksonville, NC on Jun 4, 2008 at 09:36 AM
    God help us if another Clinton was placed back in the White House.
  • by Mike Location: Edenton on Jun 4, 2008 at 03:04 AM
    If she can't go through the front door she will take the back door just in case lightning were to strike Obama's plane.
  • by C Location: Greenville on Jun 3, 2008 at 06:19 PM
    It can't get any worse than it already is! lol
  • by Anonymous Location: Elizabeth City on Jun 3, 2008 at 01:04 PM
    Hey Tom, location Greenville. GOD is and has helped us all...there's a CHANGE coming. Thanks to GOD. I'm happy Hillary has put away petty thoughts and actually is thinking about the Democratic party as a whole. Even though Obama doesn't NEED her to win the Presidency. But it does help.
  • by Anonymous on Jun 3, 2008 at 12:30 PM
    so editor, what do you do pick and choose what you want to post? Tammy location Kinston.... YOU DID NOT POST MY COMMENT>>>

    EDITOR'S NOTE: If you posted comments about Barack Obama that are known to be false, then yes, we rejected your comment. "Hey, read the rules" says we will not post comments that we know to not be true, and there are a lot of myths floating about on all the candidates.
  • by John Location: Choco on Jun 3, 2008 at 11:48 AM
    Woohoo! Anybody but another right wing nut job! And yes I was a lifelong republican until W and his idiot crew took over the party!
  • by Anonymous on Jun 3, 2008 at 10:52 AM
    YAY
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