Senator Barack Obama is reportedly looking for a running mate from among the 28 Democratic governors in the country. According to several news sources, he has scheduled a meeting with the governors on June 16th in Chicago. Some governors mentioned in the rumor mill were: Tom Vilsack of Iowa, Ed Rendell of Pennsylvania, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Mike Easley of North Carolina. Then again, he might want to go with a governor who helped him win a highly contested state.

The Full List:
*Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano
Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe
#Colorado Governor Bill Ritter
#Delaware Governor Ruth Ann Minner
#Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich
#Iowa Governor Chet Culver
#*Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear
#Maine Governor John Baldacci
#Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick
Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm
#Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer
New Hampshire Governor John Lynch
New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine
*New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson
New York Governor David Paterson
#North Carolina Governor Mike Easley
*Ohio Governor Ted Strickland
Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry
#Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski
Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell
Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen
*Virginia Governor Tim Kaine
#Washington Governor Chris Gregoire
West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin III
#Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle
#Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal

* picks!
# States Obama Won

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