McCain would be 72 on inauguration day — the oldest president ever sworn in. How old should his running mate be? And who?
Obama, first African-American candidate on the home stretch. Should he bring more firsts to the White House? Should he bring Hillary Clinton?
This hour, On Point: Running mate math. McCain and Obama search for their VP partners.Guests:
Howard Fineman, senior Washington correspondent and columnist for Newsweek magazine and an analyst for NBC News. He's author of "The Thirteen American Arguments: Enduring Debates That Define and Inspire Our Country."
Celinda Lake, Democratic strategist and pollster. She's co-author of "What Women Want."
David Hill, a Republican strategist at his own firm, Hill Research Consultants, he writes a column on polling and campaigns for The Hill, a newspaper that covers Congress.
This program aired on June 16, 2008.