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Sen. Barack Obama VP is Delaware Sen. Joe Biden

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Breaking News >> FOX News Channel Confirms Delaware Senator Joe Biden is Barack Obama’s VP Choice 

By Albert N. Milliron, Editor, Politisite.com, Iron Mill Interactive Media, Inc

It began early this evening as folks around the world began to anticipate a text message from the Obama camp.  Earlier, the Obama Campaign gave people the opportunity to receive a text message or email when he had picked his Vice-Presidential choice.  This was a great piece of Public relations work that caused a frenzy to more then just political pundits and junkies.  It was anticipation felt around the world frankly. 

The Text never came as the 7pm news was approaching.  The leaks began, an Obama-Bayh Bumper sticker was posted on the web an Intrades stock price from Evan Bayh began to rise.  Then the cameras switched to Waco, Texas to Nancy Pelosi's pick, Congressman Chet Edwards was interviewed by Fox and told reporters that he had been Vetted but did not tell reporters if he was picked.

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Than names began to drop off the list. 

We found out that Clinton was never officially vetted for VP, Check

Governor Kaine told reporters that he was called and was not the pick, (source: Fox News)

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We reported in another story, "Oh Bayh the way, you can drop Gov Kaine off your list as well. (source: Fox News)

Then we were told that we could just shut off our cell phones as the text would not go out until the early morning between 9-10 am.  The text would not be sent until 3-4 hours before the Public Announcement is made. (source: A little birdie inside the Obama camp)

Then we reported that Evan Bayh was bumped, we said "Bye Bayh" (source: Time Magazine)

Politisite found out that Former Georgia Senator Sam Nunn would be out of the country so we Checked him off (source: CNN)

Then the big one.  at 11:00 pm we found out that Senator Biden got Secret Service Protection, BINGO!  (Source: BigT)  I found out 3 minutes after BigT posted it. 

Then in the early morning hours slightly after midnight we got

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Breaking News >> FOX News Channel Confirms Delaware Senator Joe Biden is Barack Obama’s VP Choice

CNN confirms Sen. Barack Obama has chosen Delaware Sen. Joe Biden to be his vice-presidential running mate

AP confirms Obama / Biden ticket

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