Politics & Government

Is McCain vetting VP candidates this weekend?

TALLAHASSEE — Florida Gov. Charlie Crist will be Arizona-bound this weekend for a sitdown with other pols who could be on Sen. John McCain's running-mate shortlist. Joining Crist at McCain's home: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and a handful of others whose names have not been made public.

McCain spokesman Jeff Sadosky said the campaign would not discuss the candidate's possible vice presidential picks or the process for it.

Whether the gathering is even a vice-presidential pow-wow or a simply a meeting with high-level supporters is unclear. Crist and Jindal have both made healthcare high priority issues. Crist signed a law Wednesday to offer inexpensive health insurance plans and Jindal tapped one of Florida's top healthcare minds, Alan Levine, to work in his administration.

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