Rice Dismisses VP Talk

After John McCain sparked more VP talk focused on Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice with a comment calling Rice's record "very, very meritorious". Rice again denied today that she is looking for a spot on a potential McCain-Rice ticket.

"Senator McCain is an extraordinary American, a really outstanding leader and obviously a great patriot. That said, I am going back to Stanford, back to California, west of the Mississippi. I very much look forward to watching this campaign and voting as a voter," Rice said at a State Department news conference.

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