The search for John McCain's running mate is such a mystery that few people even know who's in charge. The Republican is leaning on a consummate behind-the-scenes player in Washington ?- O'Melveny & Myers partner Arthur B. Culvahouse Jr. -- for this maximum-discretion, minimal-disclosure assignment. In Culvahouse, a one-time White House counsel to President Reagan, McCain gets someone whose work mostly has been so obscure that he likely isn't recognized outside Washington's Beltway.
McCain Veep Helper is Discreet Lawyer
The Associated Press
June 24, 2008