Aides: Team Interviewed Palin Late in Process

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Front-page WashPost: The Alaska governor wasn’t subject to a lengthy in-person background by vetter Culvahouse until last Wednesday in Arizona, the day before McCain asked her to be his No. 2.

Officials add she didn’t disclose her 17-year-old was pregnant until that meeting.

Culvahouse’s personal interviews of the veep candidates covered hypotheticals, including how they would handle capturing bin Laden, Democratic attacks.

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