Saturday, June 21, 2008

Hagel Open to a VP Offer From Obama

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Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel said Friday he
would consider serving as Democratic presidential candidate Barack
Obama's running mate if asked, but he doesn't expect to be on any
Hagel's vocal criticism of the Bush administration since the
2003 invasion of Iraq has touched off speculation that if Obama
were to pick a Republican running mate, it might be Hagel. Hagel
said in an interview with The Associated Press that after devoting
much of his life to his country - in the Senate and the U.S. Army -
he would have to consider any offer.

Obama Running Mate Contenders

Obama, Biden, Webb, Bayh, ClintonAP / Getty Images (4)

Barack Obama's hunt is on for the right person to join him on the Democratic ticket. Click through the photos to see some the likely contenders.
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