Why Mark Cuban is the perfect VP pick for Hillary Clinton

Cuban is a guy from a middle-class Pennsylvania family who made it big through his own entrepreneurial efforts. That's a great American story.

Mark Cuban seems open to running with Hillary Clinton.
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Are you an #ImWithHer Democrat who's also a big Shark Tank fan? Slow your roll. It's probably too early to add #ClintonCuban2016 to your Twitter profile. First, it sort of sounds like yet another Donald Trump birther conspiracy theory. Don't encourage him!

Second, the political courtship between Hillary Clinton and Mark Cuban is probably only at the "Let's have lunch sometime" stage, if that. The tech billionaire and reality TV star says he's "wide open" to being the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's running mate. For her part, Clinton is "very interested" in a veep from the private sector and appreciates Cuban's "openness" to the idea. This sort of talk is very cheap.

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