Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Obama tells Letterman he's not in race for VP
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama on Tuesday dismissed the notion he might consider accepting the No. 2 spot on the 2008 ballot -- with Hillary Rodham Clinton at the top.
Sen. Barack Obama joked that Democrats might turn to David Letterman to unite the party.
"You don't run for second. I don't believe in that," the Illinois senator said on "Late Night with David Letterman."
"That would be a powerful ticket," Letterman prodded.
"Which order are we talking?" Obama replied, drawing laughter and applause from the studio audience.
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