Becerra Downplays VP Talk, But Colleagues Boost His Case
'I’m sure he’s going to be vetted; I wouldn’t be surprised if he’s chosen,' Rep. Joe Crowley says

Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.,speaks to the media following the House Democrats' caucus meeting in the Capitol on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Rep. Xavier Becerra said Wednesday that he has "no knowledge" of being vetted for vice president, but his colleagues say they expect he'll be among Hillary Clinton's top choices for the Democratic ticket.  

"If he’s not being vetted, I hope he will be," Assistant Democratic Leader Jim Clyburn of South Carolina said, calling the Californian a "stand up kind of guy."  

Trump Says He'd Consider Jeff Sessions for VP
Alabama lawmaker was first senator to back businessman's White House bid

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, left, at a campaign rally in February where he endorsed Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Donald Trump said Tuesday he could pick Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions as his running mate.   

"Jeff Sessions is certainly somebody I would consider," the presumptive GOP presidential nominee said at a news conference in New York on Tuesday.