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Condi Rice Says No To Veep Slot

by @ Tuesday, April 15th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, 2008 Republican Veepstakes, Condi Rice, John McCain

Well, at the very, least this should be an end to that speculation:
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sought to end speculation today that she might be a vice presidential running mate for Arizona Senator John McCain.
She praised McCain, but told the Associated Press in an interview that she doesn’t “want to [...]

Condi Rice’s Non-Denial Denial

The WaPo’s Glenn Kessler reports on Secretary of State Rice’s response this morning to reports of her interest in the Vice-Presidency:
After her spokesman yesterday said “If she is actively seeking the vice presidency, then she’s the last one to know about it,” a reporter today pressed the issue and asked why Rice has not “made [...]

The Reality Behind The Condi Rice Veep Buzz

Chris Cillizzza details the reasons why Condoleeza Rica is not a smart Vice-Presidential pick:
First, and most importantly, Rice has NEVER expressed even a passing interest in elected office. Before serving as National Security Adviser and then Secretary of State, Rice was the provost of Stanford University — a far cry from the positions in the [...]

Condi Rice Pops The Veep Balloon

Well, it sounds like Dan Senor may not have know what he was talking about after all:
Condoleezza Rice wants it known: She is still not interested in being vice president.
Sean McCormack, her spokesman, today tried to dampen speculation that erupted Sunday after Dan Senor, a GOP political operative, claimed on ABC’s “This Week” that Rice [...]

Silencing The Condi Buzz

From The Weekly Standard, a fairly concise explanation of why Condoleeza Rice will not, and should not, be McCain’s Veep nominee:
1) It is the perfect way to make the general election an endless re-hash of the Bush Teams many mistakes in Iraq. By picking her McCain would endorse those epic fumbles.
2) She would pull exactly [...]

Condi Rice For Vice-President ?

Apparently, President Bush’s Secretary of State has higher ambitions:
ABCNews’ Mary Bruce Reports: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is actively courting the vice presidential nomination, Republican strategist Dan Senor said.
“Condi Rice has been actively, actually in recent weeks, campaigning for this,” Senor said this morning on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.”
According to Senor, Rice has been [...]

The Condi Rice Gambit

by @ Monday, July 10th, 2006. Filed under 2008 Election, Condi Rice, Politics

From Ann Althouse comes news that Republicans continue to pin their hopes on Condoleeza Rice as a Hillary-stopper in 2008:
A disparate group of Internet gurus, political junkies and foes of Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is pushing a Rice candidacy even though President Bush’s top diplomat has said repeatedly that she has no desire to [...]

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