Democrat Barack Obama was poised to announce his choice for running mate as the chatter about possible vice presidential candidates this morning increased in volume, if not substance.Speculation has Chet Edwards, a 57 year old Texas politician, as Obama's running mate.
With the news media concentrating on two senators and a governor, the talk this morning turned to possible surprise choices. Obama has said he has made his decision but has teased reporters by insisting he is waiting to announce it at a moment of his choosing.
The campaign has said Obama and the vice presidential pick will hold a rally on Saturday in Springfield, Ill., where Obama announced his presidential drive months ago. - Los Angeles Times