Yes, President Barack Obama will be running for re-election in 2012. To be completely accurate, he told the National Journal that he hasn't made a formal decision but "feel[s] like [he's] got a lot of work left to do." And we all know what that means. So if he's running in 2012, what does he have to say about those rumors that he'll make Secretary of State Hillary Clinton his running mate and appoint current Vice President Joe Biden secretary of state? "Completely unfounded," he said (three times, for emphasis). Of course, if he did have plans to do something like this come 2012, it wouldn't really behoove him to mention it in 2010. So let's just wait and see what happens, shall we?
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Lauren is a former Deputy Editor of The Root.