Hillary Clinton’s search for VP narrows as convention approaches

With the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia starting next week, Hillary Clinton is narrowing her search for a vice presidential running mate and a decision is expected as soon as Friday.

While the process has been kept under wraps with only Mrs. Clinton and her close advisers in the know, a likely short list has emerged, consisting of former governor and current Sen. Tim Kaine (D) of Virginia; Tom Vilsack, secretary of the US Department of Agriculture; and Tom Perez, US Labor Secretary.

The selection of a running mate is more than just a strategic move, it is the first time the American public can observe Clinton’s decisionmaking as a presidential nominee, as The Christian Science Monitor’s Francine Kiefer reported earlier this month. READ MORE.