Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime - Chapters 19 and 20 Summary & Analysis

John Heilemann
This Study Guide consists of approximately 39 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Game Change.
This section contains 1,158 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime Study Guide

Joe Biden decided to make a run for the Presidency in 2008 and thought he was the most qualified among the field. The gaffe-prone Biden made an unintentional racial comment in reference to Obama and dropped out after he earned only one percent of the votes in the Iowa Caucuses. Biden was close to Hillary and liked Obama. He decided to keep his options open and not endorse either candidate. He was interested in both the VP slot and the Secretary of State position. Biden advised him to put Hillary on the ticket. But Biden was Obama's choice from the very beginning.

But Obama was a man of process and he vetted over a dozen candidates. He focused on Hillary to see if there was any way they could share the ticket. But Bill loomed as a real problem. Bill was a former President...

(read more from the Chapters 19 and 20 Summary)

This section contains 1,158 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.