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Egypt’s Vice President Mahmoud Mekki Resigns

Egypt’s Vice President Mahmoud Mekki Resigns

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(CAIRO) — Egypt’s state TV says Vice President Mahmoud Mekki has resigned.The announcement was made when there was more than five hours to go of voting in the second and final phase of a referendum on a disputed, Islamist-backed ‘c…

Vice President Joe Biden: Tax Deal Can Be Done in a Snap

Vice President Joe Biden: Tax Deal Can Be Done in a Snap

ABC News(ARLINGTON, Va.) — Vice President Joe Biden took seven middle-class taxpayers to lunch at a diner in suburban northern Virginia Friday, highlighting their concern about the looming tax hike that could hit at the end of the month.“This is…

Biden to Answer Questions at VP Debate After Months of No National TV Interviews

Biden to Answer Questions at VP Debate After Months of No National TV Interviews

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — When Vice President Joe Biden steps on the stage at Centre College for the Vice Presidential debate in Kentucky Thursday night, it will be the first time the vice president has been on national television airwaves…

Vice President Joe Biden Says Accuracy Is Key at Next Week’s Debate

Vice President Joe Biden Says Accuracy Is Key at Next Week’s Debate

Joe Raedle/Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa) — In his first comments about his debate next week against Rep. Paul Ryan, Vice President Joe Biden said he’s focusing his prep on ensuring he has all his facts straight.“What I…

Romney to Rubio on VP Pick: ‘You’re Going to Be Excited’

Romney to Rubio on VP Pick: ‘You’re Going to Be Excited’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) — It was just hours before Mitt Romney would unveil Paul Ryan as his running mate, but Florida Senator Marco Rubio didn’t know anything about it. Rubio spent the evening out on a boat with his child…

Poll: Paul Ryan Stalls on Popularity But Joe Biden Does No Better

Poll: Paul Ryan Stalls on Popularity But Joe Biden Does No Better

Joe Raedle/Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — An early advance in Paul Ryan’s popularity fell flat in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, with views of the presumptive Republican vice presidential nominee stabilizing at essentially a…

Joe Biden Likens Republicans to ‘Squealing Pigs’

Joe Biden Likens Republicans to ‘Squealing Pigs’

ABC News(MINNEAPOLIS) — Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday suggested a new image to associate with Republicans who opposed Democratic efforts to toughen regulations on Wall Street, characterizing them as “squealing pigs.”“Over the o…

Rep. Chris Van Hollen to Play Paul Ryan for Joe Biden Debate Prep

Rep. Chris Van Hollen to Play Paul Ryan for Joe Biden Debate Prep

vanhollen.house.gov(WASHINGTON) — Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland has been tapped to play his congressional archrival, Rep. Paul Ryan, in upcoming rehearsals to prepare Vice President Joe Biden for his single televised election-year debat…

Mitt Romney Selects Rep. Paul Ryan as VP Running Mate

Mitt Romney Selects Rep. Paul Ryan as VP Running Mate

Win McNamee/Getty Images(NORFOLK, Va.) — Mitt Romney rolled out his vice presidential running mate for the first time in the critical swing state of Virginia on Saturday. Early Saturday morning, Romney’s campaign announced the selection of Rep. Paul R…

Wikipedia Locks Down Potential VP Pages

Wikipedia Locks Down Potential VP Pages

Wikipedia/Wikimedia Foundation)(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney’s campaign might be asking supporters to download “Mitt’s VP” app to get the first notification of his running mate, but tea leaf readers were turning to Wikipedia for c…

Pawlenty Meeting with Veep Vetter? He’s Not Telling

Pawlenty Meeting with Veep Vetter? He’s Not Telling

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(PORTAGE, Mich.) — Tim Pawlenty is not meeting with Mitt Romney when he travels to New Hampshire Friday, just an hour’s drive from the campaign’s Boston headquarters. But, is he meeting with veep vetter Beth Myers? He&r…

Chris Christie Illustrates Worth of VP Role with Biden Joke

Chris Christie Illustrates Worth of VP Role with Biden Joke

Ramin Talaie/Bloomberg via Getty Images(MIDDLESEX, N.J.) — With speculation resuming about just who will be Mitt Romney’s running mate, one potential veep pick says it doesn’t really matter.New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told reporters Mon…

Portman Isn’t Thinking About Being Picked As VP

Portman Isn’t Thinking About Being Picked As VP

Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images(ASHLAND, Ohio) — There are few moments that change a politician’s life as dramatically as being picked to be a presidential running mate.The scenario goes something like this: The call comes asking you to join the ti…

Mitt Romney’s VP List Narrows?

Mitt Romney’s VP List Narrows?

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The list of Mitt Romney’s potential running mates appeared to narrow Monday as Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus announced a list of headline speakers — including some whose names have been to…

Romney’s Head of VP Search in Tow for Colorado Event

Romney’s Head of VP Search in Tow for Colorado Event

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Beth Myers, the head of Mitt Romney’s VP search, will join the Republican presidential candidate in Colorado today.With Myers in tow, Romney will attend an event with Republican governors in Basalt, Colo., this af…

VP Sweepstakes: Who’s Up and Who’s Down?

VP Sweepstakes: Who’s Up and Who’s Down?

Hemera/ThinkstockBy JONATHAN KARL, ABC News Senior Political Correspondent(WASHINGTON) — The Romney campaign won’t say anything about when a vice presidential announcement will be made, but here is a hint: I know of two potential candidates who have b…

VP Sweepstakes: Who’s Up and Who’s Down?

VP Sweepstakes: Who’s Up and Who’s Down?

Hemera/ThinkstockBy JONATHAN KARL, ABC News Senior Political Correspondent(WASHINGTON) — The Romney campaign won’t say anything about when a vice presidential announcement will be made, but here is a hint: I know of two potential candidates who have b…

Mitt Romney’s VP Pick? There’s an App for That!

Mitt Romney’s VP Pick? There’s an App for That!

MittRomney.com(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney’s campaign said Tuesday it will announce the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s running mate via a new smartphone application.The app, appropriately named “Mitt’s VP,” allows …

How Ann Romney’s Horse Could Decide VP Announcement Date

How Ann Romney’s Horse Could Decide VP Announcement Date

ABC News(WARSAW) — The success of Ann Romney’s dressage horse Rafalca in the London Olympics could determine when Mitt Romney announces his running mate. As Mitt Romney prepares to head back to the states tomorrow evening after several days abroad, th…

Dick Cheney: Picking Sarah Palin for VP Was ‘A Mistake’

Dick Cheney: Picking Sarah Palin for VP Was ‘A Mistake’

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Dick Cheney has some advice for Mitt Romney on choosing a running mate:  Don’t pick another Sarah Palin.In his first interview since receiving a heart transplant in March, Cheney told ABC News, that…

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