Senator Joe Biden is on his way to Denver, where he'll accept the Democratic vice-presidential nomination this week.
Barack Obama named the Delaware senator as his vice presidential running mate early Saturday, balancing his ticket with a seasoned congressional veteran well-versed in foreign policy and defense issues.
Obama announced the pick on his Web site with a photo of the two men and an appeal for donations. A text message went out shortly afterward that said, "Barack has chosen Senator Joe Biden to be our VP nominee." Biden, 65, has twice sought the White House, and is a Catholic with blue-collar roots, a generally liberal voting record and a reputation as a long-winded orator.
After a Gallup poll showed Obama in a dead heat with presumptive Republican nominee John McCain the Street can't help but wonder if Biden has helped or hurt the Democrats' chances of winning the White House.
What do you think? Has Biden increased the chances of Obama winning the White House?
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