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Nelson in the veepstakes?

According to US News & World Report, he is.

His name comes up under the category of "geographic balance.

"Another possibility being discussed on the Democratic circuit is Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida, a steady, popular leader who could give Obama a big lift in the Sunshine State," US News writes. "Nelson isn't an exciting campaigner, but he is probably a safe choice who would do no harm to Obama's prospects, which in the end could be a key consideration."