Politico cites sources saying the Virginia governor is “very, very high” in the ranking to fill Obama’s veep slot.
The 50-year-old has submitted “piles of documents” to the campaign, and is “getting a critical examination,” sources say.
And/But: Sources add he hasn’t spoken personally to Caroline Kennedy.
WashPost also reports Kaine is being vetted and having “serious conversations” with Obama about joining the ticket.
Plus: McCain offers more details about his VP search, suggests it could be a business person.