Rumors abound that President Obama may ditch current Vice President Joe Biden for the 2012 presidential race, with the most recent replacement speculated to be NY State Gov Andrew Cuomo. However, it is much more likely we'll see another Obama/Biden ticket in 2012.
Wither Joe Biden?
In the wake of New York's landmark legalization of gay marriage, some people are speculating that Barack Obama may well dump Biden as his vice president in 2012 and put Empire State Governor Andrew Cuomo on the ticket.
It's not the first time a "jettison Joe" rumor has cropped up. Earlier this year, rumors cropped up that Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton could switch jobs heading into 2012.
History suggests that such a swap isn't very likely. No president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt has pulled the vice presidential switcheroo. Roosevelt's hand was forced when his vice president, John Nance Garner, ran against him in 1940. Roosevelt won the primary and picked Henry Wallace as hisRead More »from The Fast Fix: Will Obama dump Biden?