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Who Are the Likely VP Picks for Clinton?
All signs point to Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is seen as Hillary Clinton's most likely vice presidential pick. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Hillary Clinton is expected to name her running mate Friday in advance of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia which starts Monday.  

While there are many names being floated around from cabinet secretaries to former governors, here is a comprehensive countdown of who is the most likely vice presidential selection and why.  

Missing from DNC Speakers List: Potential VP Nominee
Clinton campaign rolled out headlining speakers for the DNC

None of the potential running mates were listed as headlining speakers. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

On Friday, Hillary Clinton's campaign announced the headlining speakers for this month's Democratic National Convention. Missing from the partial list: anyone on the short list for vice president.  

There is no mention of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro or Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, though President Barack Obama reportedly banned  cabinet secretaries from speaking.