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Archive for the '2008 Republican Veepstakes' Category

The Risks Of Sarah Palin, Part II

Here’s a question that is going to have to be answered by the McCain/Palin ticket, quickly, if this choice is going to work. Is Sarah Palin ready to be President ? Because of McCain’s age, it’s an inevitable question. When Ronald Reagan faced it back in 1980, he handled it deftly by picking George H.W. […]

Is It Palin ?

The Chicago Tribune’s Swamp blog is reporting that Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is John McCain’s choice for his Vice-Presidential running mate: A Republican source confirms that John McCain has chosen Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to be his running mate. Campaign officials, however, remain mum this morning. McCain is expected to announce his choice at a […]

It’s Not Romney

by @ Friday, August 29th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, 2008 Republican Veepstakes, John McCain, Politics

In addition to Tim Pawlenty essentially taking his own name off the list this morning, Fox News is reporting that Mitt Romney, who may or may not be in Dayton today, is not John McCain’s choice for a running mate: Sources told FOX News that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will not be McCain’s choice, […]

It’s Not Pawlenty

by @ Friday, August 29th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, 2008 Republican Veepstakes, John McCain, Politics

This comes via Marc Ambinder, and it seems to confirm that Tim Pawlenty will not be the Republican nominee for Vice-President: Just now, he spoke to CBS affiliate WCCO in Minneapolis and said that he would be picking up his regular schedule today and that it would be safe to assume he wasn’t the pick….. […]

McCain Veep Rumors: Maybe It’s Not Pawlenty

Is it possible that the news about Tim Pawlenty being John McCain’s Vice-Presidential choice was all a big head-fake (or the case of any overconfident blogger at Red State) ? Well, consider this. First, as of this morning, Mitt Romney is the only person confirmed to be in Dayton this morning with John McCain: So […]

If This Is True, McCain Is A Goner

by @ Thursday, August 28th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, 2008 Republican Veepstakes, John McCain, Politics

Red State’s Erick Erickson claims to have inside knowledge on McCain’s Veep pick: I’m confident enough to put this up now, but willing to be wrong. Right now though, every sign, signal, and background chatter indicates John McCain will pick Tim Pawlenty, Minnesota’s governor, as his running mate. UPDATE: A source close to the campaign […]

Republican Veep Prediction Time

by @ Thursday, August 28th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, 2008 Republican Veepstakes, John McCain, Mitt Romney, Politics

It’s beginning to look like John McCain’s running mate selection may become known sometime within the next several hours, and most assuredly by tomorrow morning, so, much as I did last week, it’s time to make a prediction. John McCain’s Vice-Presidential running mate will be…….Mitt Romney. Here’s why: Of all the choices left, it’s the […]

McCain Says He Hasn’t Made Up His Mind On Veep

by @ Thursday, August 28th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, 2008 Republican Veepstakes, John McCain, Politics

Sometime within the next 24 hours, John McCain will name his Vice-Presidential running mate. This morning, though, he says that he hasn’t made up his mind yet: WASHINGTON (CBS) ― Looking toward his turn in the spotlight, Republican presidential nominee-in-waiting John McCain said Thursday he had yet to decide on a running mate. McCain was […]

Veep Rumor Mongering Update

by @ Thursday, August 28th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, 2008 Republican Veepstakes, Barack Obama, John McCain, Politics

This just appeared on The Drudge Report: SOURCE: NAME MAY LEAK AT 6 PM ET… WITH SOME SORT OF CONFIRMATION AT 8 PM… DEVELOPING… All I can say is that if McCain really is going to leak the name in an effort to undercut Obama’s speech buzz tonight, it better be a blockbuster. Otherwise, it’s […]

Another McCain Veep Rumor: Eric Cantor

by @ Thursday, August 28th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, 2008 Republican Veepstakes, John McCain, Politics

Add this one to the list I mentioned yesterday, Stephen Green at Vodkapundit is reporting from Denver: The word on the street here is that Virginia Congressman Eric Cantor will be McCain’s veep pick. Well, that would certainly be a surprise, but it’s one that would leave most of the country, and some parts of […]

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