Veep Watch

Sebelius right for an iPod presidency?

Ann Gardner

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius would be the perfect vice-presidential choice for a sleek, user-friendly administration, according to [ Bradford Plumer, writing for The New Republic.][1] It's all part of Sen. Barack Obama's vision for an "iPod presidency."Could an edgy board game created by Gov. Sebelius' son become a campaign liability? The ...

More VP talk from Sebelius and others

Ann Gardner

With all the talk about Gov. Kathleen Sebelius being a top candidate to become Sen. Barack Obama's running mate, Journal-World statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild went to the governor herself Wednesday to see whether Obama or anyone from his campaign had popped the VP question and whether the governor minded being ...

The case for Sebelius

Ann Gardner

She's a woman and she's not afraid of the tough decisions. In his Washington Post political blog, [The Fix,][1] Chris Cillizza makes the case in favor of Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as the vice presidential running mate for Sen. Barack Obama. Coming Thursday: the case against. In a column mostly ...

Sebelius speculation heats up

Ann Gardner

Speculation that Gov. Kathleen Sebelius will be on Sen. Barack Obama's short list of vice-presidential choices has focused increased attention on every appearance she makes outside Kansas, [according to Marc Ambinder of][1] And if Obama wants a female running mate , Sebelius will top the list, [says Boston Globe ...

Poll shows Sebelius not delivering Kansas for Obama

Ann Gardner

A SurveyUSA poll [shows Sen. John McCain leading Sen. Barack Obama in Kansas by 10 points.][1] Adding Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to the Obama ticket helps but not enough to tip Kansas for Obama.Four other women, including Sebelius, frequently being mentioned as possible running mates for Obama differ from Sen. ...

Abortion debate focuses on Sebelius

Ann Gardner

In a column published in Monday's Washington Post, [Robert Novak takes aim at the pro-choice views of Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius][1] and how it might affect her chances of becoming Sen. Barack Obama's vice presidential running mate.Novak's harsh assessment, however, may be a positive thing for Sebelius [according to Washington ...

Sebelius again mentioned as possible VP candidate - maybe the first female president too

Jonathan Kealing

_Editor's note: This is the first of a series of blogs on that will explore the possibility that Kathleen Sebelius will ascend to national political office. The blog will be updated regularly._Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, a two-term Democratic governor in a red state, is again in the news as ...


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