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From Associated Press, another hint that the Democratic ticket may well be Clinton-Bayh:
Bayh nominated for vice president?
Bauer: Endorsing Clinton could make it possible.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana House Speaker Patrick Bauer said he endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for president at the request of Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh and because he believes it could lead to Bayh becoming the vice presidential nominee.
When asked whether Bayh told him that Clinton's nomination would help him become her running mate, Bauer said, "I can't say he said that exactly, but I know that's the case."
When asked exactly what he did say, Bauer said, "I think he says she's going to win and that he is very close to her and they work well together and hope to work very well together in the future." ...
Take this with a grain of salt, but, alas, it seems plausible. Hillary will pick something like the safe DLCer because she presumes the GOP and the press will be portraying her as a wild-eyed socialist radical next spring. She's right about that -- but if she thinks a Bayh pick will help, she's naive. Oh, and it would allow the press to say the Democratic ticket consists of two "dynasty" candidates. All Giuliani will have to do is pick a fellow first-generation pol (possibly someone who, like him, isn't of northern European extraction) and the GOP instantly wins the "diversity" battle.