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running mate

1. US a candidate for the subordinate of two linked positions, esp a candidate for the vice-presidency
2. a horse that pairs another in a team
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In conclusion, and on a sad note, I close by paying tribute to a father figure, my father's friend, my mentor, and the father of my running mate, Dr Alex Ifeanyi Ekwueme, who passed last night.
Pence did not mince his words when he called out his running mate over the 2005 videotape that was released recently, showing Trump making lewd comments about women.
Possible running mates of Radev include Ivaylo Kalfin, deputy head of left-wing ABV party with which BSP is trying to produce a joint nomination.
Only Palin, newly named as John McCain's running mate in 2008, was more unfamiliar to voters than Pence is today, while slight majorities were unacquainted with Ryan, Biden and Lieberman at the time they were selected.
In what has been an unusually public process of making his choice of running mate, Trump, 70, sat down with both Pence and Gingrich separately in Indianapolis on Wednesday.
As an example for a running mate with a negative impact on the ticket, Dickinson mentions Republican candidate John McCain's controversial vice presidential pick Sarah Palin.
The cancer-stricken senator said she found it astounding that her running mate led in the vice presidential surveys for several months when suddenly the administration jumped up the survey results of Robredo to overtake Marcos.
New Hampshire-based ABC affiliate WMUR announced Cruz would pick Fiorina as his running mate, as did Politico.
The truth is that the choice of a running mate matters very little for the final tally on Election Day, but can be critical to the administration's success.
Honasan appeared honored by UNA's offer to become Binay's running mate but remained non-committal.
Abdullah, who arrived in Parwan along with his running mates, addressed a rally attended by thousands of people, including women.
This kind of top-down economics is central to governor Romney and it is central to his running mate," Obama said at an event for young supporters in his hometown of Chicago.