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V ice President Joe Biden, left, and President Obama embrace following Biden's vice-presidential nomination acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008.
September 4, 2012 A look at five memorable Democratic conventions of the past, beginning in 1956 — when presidential nominee Adlai Stevenson threw the decision on naming a running mate to the delegates.
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Who will be Romney's VP? The naming of his running mate is likely going to come in mid-August, after his foreign trip and the conclusion of the Olympics.
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July 23, 2012 We may be three weeks away from learning Mitt Romney's choice of a running mate. Until then, here is a historical look at all the VP picks in the last half century, and which ones were considered a plus — or a minus.
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May 24, 2011 Mondale, like Pawlenty, saw himself as delivering hard truths to voters in 1984. The former Democratic vice president tried to deny the Republican Reagan a second term by admitting he'd raise taxes to close yawning budget deficits. Reagan annihilated him.
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