Democrats Have a Veep Void

There are few candidates with the traditional qualifications.
Vice President Joe Biden and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, who will be named HUD secretary today. Photographer: Steve Pope/Getty Images

This afternoon, President Barack Obama will name San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro as the next secretary of Housing and Human Development, sparking talk that Castro is being groomed for a vice-presidential run in 2016.

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