File photo of U.S. President Obama applauding alongside DNC Chairman Tim Kaine at a fundraiser in Washington

 
File photo of U.S. President Obama applauding alongside DNC Chairman Tim Kaine at a fundraiser in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama applauds alongside Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman and Virginia Governor Tim Kaine during a DNC fundraiser in Washington in this March 25, 2009 file photograph. Obama on April 5, 2011 selected Florida congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to serve as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee for the 2012 election cycle, Democratic officials said. Wasserman Schultz will replace Kaine as DNC chair. Kaine, a former governor of Virginia, announced plans to run for the Senate seat being vacated by Democratic Senator Jim Webb. REUTERS/Jason Reed/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)