Obama on Veep: I Want Someone “Who Can Help Me Govern”

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The Senator tells NBC’s “Meet the Press” he wants a No. 2 with “integrity” and “independence” who complements him with a useful area of expertise.

“I’m not interested in a vice president who I just send off to go to funerals. I want somebody who’s going to be able to roll up their sleeves and really do some work.” Watch video above.

Adds Hillary Clinton “would be on anybody’s short list,” says he would “love to have Bill Clinton campaigning for me.”

Brokaw also asks questions about each leg of his international trip and more.

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