Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), in no uncertain terms, shot down the possibility that Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonPerez and Ellison agree on DNC playing neutral role in primary John Legend not ruling out talking politics at Oscars Clinton taunts GOP lawmakers for dodging town halls MORE would be on the 2012 Democratic presidential ticket alongside President Obama.

Wasserman Schultz said "absolutely" that Obama would run with Vice President Biden in 2012.

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"I'm a hundred percent confident that Joe BidenJoe BidenJill Biden to chair board of Save The Children Ellison holds edge in DNC race survey Top union offers backing for Ellison in DNC race MORE and Barack ObamaBarack ObamaCPAC highlights include Trump, Pence Dem senator: Trump thinks LGBT stands for 'Let’s Go Back in Time' Inauguration singer to Trump: Meet with me and my transgender sister MORE are gonna run together as a team," the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee said Tuesday on MSNBC.

She said "no" directly in response to a straight question as to whether Clinton would be on the ticket instead of Biden.

Clinton has repeatedly said she plans to leave public service after her stint as secretary of State. Nevertheless, speculation has continued that Obama could regain some of the supporters he's lost during his first term by replacing Biden with Clinton.

Biden himself has shown no sign of leaving his current role and has also refused to definitively close the door on a 2016 presidential run. He's said he wants to focus on reelecting Obama right now and then face the 2016 question later on.