Field Narrows for Obama’s Running Mate

Aug 23rd, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Election 2008

The New York Times: Senator Barack Obama informed two of his top three vice-presidential prospects Friday night that he would not be choosing them, Democratic officials said, encouraging a consensus within the party that he had settled on Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Delaware.

Mr. Obama’s campaign and aides to Mr. Biden declined to comment. But Mr. Obama’s notification to the two other candidates — Senator Evan Bayh of Indiana and Gov. Tim Kaine of Virginia — was confirmed by senior associates of both men.

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