With pressure growing on Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., to end her presidential campaign, "intermediaries" have resumed discussing the possibility of an Obama-Clinton "dream team" ticket.
"I think it's very much a possibility and there are others around Sen. Clinton, other top Democrats who think the strongest ticket would be a joint ticket," George Stephanopoulos, ABC News' chief Washington correspondent, said Monday on "Good Morning America."
The dream team ticket was discussed earlier this year, but fell by the wayside as both sides ramped up the rhetoric against each other, intensifying their battle for the Democratic nomination.
The talk has revived as Clinton now looks like an ultra-long shot for the presidential nomination, and her disappointed supporters are threatening to vote for presumptive Republican nominee Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., instead of Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill.
"There are intermediaries discussing this very scenario," Stephanopoulos said on "GMA".
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Would Obama Take Clinton as Veep?
There is at least one problem with the scenario: Obama, the Democratic frontrunner, might not want Clinton on the ticket.
When asked whether he would take Clinton as his vice presidential running mate during a chaotic visit to Capitol Hill Thursday, Obama told reporters, "I think its premature for us to be thinking in that way, because I don't know who the nominee is going to be yet. It's not yet resolved."
Nonetheless, talk of Clinton's exit from the race have given new life to the possibility.
"Right now Sen. Obama is probably reluctant to do this, given the feelings coming out of this campaign right now," Stephanopoulos said.
"I do think that if it were accepted, Sen. Clinton would be under some pressure and would like to accept, I think," he said.
Clinton Vows to Fight On
Howard Wolfson, the Clinton campaign's communications director, denied that she is interested in the vice president spot.
"She said that's not something she would accept," Wolfson told "GMA."
He said Clinton was determined to win Tuesday's West Virginia primary and get the disputed delegations from Florida and Michigan, which voted for Clinton, seated at the convention.
Clinton is keeping up a grueling campaign pace. She will stump today in West Virginia, South Dakota and Oregon.
A day after her loss in North Carolina and a disappointing, razor-thin win in Indiana, Hillary Clinton said she was determined to stay in the race.
"It's a new day, it's a new state, it's a new election," Clinton told reporters at a press conference in West Virginia on Wednesday.
"I'm staying in this race until there's a nominee," Clinton later added, saying she feels "really good" about her performance in Indiana and emphasized that she continues to win groups — white, middle class, middle income voters — essential to winning a general election against John McCain.
But Clinton refrained from the type of harsh criticism of the Democratic frontrunner, Barack Obama, that has been more commonplace on the campaign trail recently.
Clinton added that she didn't "buy" the argument that a continuing nomination fight would ultimately hurt the Democratic nominee in the fall, arguing she is staying in the race because she believes she would be a stronger candidate against McCain and would be the best president.
The tide of superdelegates continues to run against Clinton.
The latest influential Democrat to abandon neutrality is former Michigan Congressman David Bonior.
Bonior, who ran John Edwards' 2008 presidential bid, will declare his support for Obama today, ABC News' Jake Tapper reports.
Obama will be off the campaign trail Thursday and in Washington to meet with more superdelegates in hopes of swaying them toward his campaign.
The Clinton campaign is also facing signficant money woes.
Clinton has lent her campaign more than $11 million so far this year and the campaign's finances are in rougher shape than previously reported.
"The finance reports show the campaign was carrying a debt of $10 million to $15 million. My sources tell me it's far higher. It could be double that, maybe even more," Stephanopoulos said on "GMA".
Financial debt could be a factor as Clinton weighs her options for continuing what is now seen as a longshot bid for the nomination, though she is favored in the next primary contest in West Virginia.