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Political Junkie: How to Choose a Vice President

Election 2008

Political Junkie: How to Choose a Vice President

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What makes a good running mate? Who is currently at the top of the list for the bottom of the ticket? Ron Klain, former chief of staff for Al Gore, talks about how the list of VPs is made and vetted.

Also, Ken Rudin, NPR political editor, shares the latest from Puerto Rico, Montana and South Dakota.