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Choosing a Vice Presidential Nominee

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Republican presidential nominee, John McCain with his running mate, Sarah Palin

A great deal of planning goes into a vice presidential pick. For instance, a vice presidential running mate can give nominees an advantage if they choose someone from a large swing state. They can also help diversify a candidate's platform. This hour, we will discuss the strategy that goes into choosing a running mate.  

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