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Mitt Romney Running Mate

When Mitt Met Paul: "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change"

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

We've set up a system to pick our leaders in which the willingness to lose all self-respect -- to say nothing of our respect -- is one of the essential job requirements.

PHOTOS: 27 Rejected Romney VPs

Posted 08.14.2012 | Comedy

Rejoice! For we never have to hear the word "veepstakes" again! When Romney made the announcement that he had chosen Rep. Paul Ryan as his running ...

Christina Wilkie

Janna Ryan: Former Cigar, Nuclear Lobbyist | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Janna Ryan was introduced to America on Saturday as a stay-at-home mom who has raised three children while her husband, Rep. Paul Ryan (...

CAPTION CONTEST: Mitt's Veep Cries

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

To say that Paul Ryan's life has changed in the last 48 hours would be an understatement. Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick returned to Wisconsin o...

If There's One Thing Paul Ryan Hates, It's Wealthy Tax Cheats

Chris Kelly | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics
Chris Kelly

If there's one thing Paul Ryan likes, as laid out in his famous "Path to Prosperity" budget, it's weapons spending -- and the budget spells out exactly where he's going to find the money to buy more guns every year forever: He's going to crack down hard on rich tax cheats who game the system.

Ryan's Budget Plan Sure To Become Hot Campaign Issue

Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan's budget proposal has been popular with most Republicans. Now that Mitt Romney plans to select the Wisconsin congressman as his vice preside...

Will Paul Ryan Energize The Right?

Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney is planning to tap Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate, and the political sphere is wondering if th...

Politicians React To Romney VP Pick

Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate sparked an outpouring of reaction from within the political community. HuffPost's Jon Ward re...

Vice or Virtue - Which of Romney's Veepstakes Contenders Stands with You?

Keya Dannenbaum | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics
Keya Dannenbaum

As the speculation intensifies, and as all the punditry focuses on what is right for Romney, or for the Republicans, it is worthwhile to remember that the issue priorities and positions of his ultimate VP choice should really matter to us, too.

Romney Veepstakes 2012: Why Mitt Should Pick Chris Christie

Michael J.W. Stickings | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics
Michael J.W. Stickings

Christie isn't necessarily a right-wing ideologue of the kind desired by conservatives, but he's a fighter who would take the fight directly to President Obama. Conservatives would love that.

Romney May Win Florida If He Picks Minority Veep, Poll Says

Posted 08.01.2012 | Latino Voices

Mitt Romney's chance of winning the crucial swing state of Florida in November gets a boost if he selects either of two minority running mates, accord...

Memo to Mitt: Marco Rubio Has Nothing on Susana Martinez

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

Could New Mexico governor Susana Martinez be back in the running as a possible running mate for Mitt Romney? A little-noticed Public Policy poll conducted July 12-15 among registered voters in New Mexico has some national GOP operatives buzzing.

GQ Vets Mitt Romney's Running Mates So That He Doesn't Have To

Death Race | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Death Race

Romney's team will need to anticipate the opposition research the Obama campaign is engaging in, and, to that extent, will want to look especially closely at the following issues for the following candidates.

Anti-Abortion Group Objects To Rice As Rumored VP Choice

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

The Susan B. Anthony List, a prominent anti-abortion rights political action committee, balked at rumors on Friday that Mitt Romney is strongly consid...

Bad News For Potential Romney Veep

Salem Patch | Marc Fortier | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

GOP insiders remain unconvinced that U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte would make a good running mate for Mitt Romney: that's the main finding of this week's Red...

Mitt Romney's VP Search Takes a Surprising Turn Closer to Home

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

When New Hampshire's freshman Republican senator Kelly Ayottte marched with Mitt Romney in last week's July 4th parade in Wolfeboro, it triggered speculation that he is taking Ayotte seriously as prospective running mate. And indeed, despite her slender political resume, he is.

WATCH: Why Christie Would Be A Terrible Running Mate

Posted 06.27.2012 | Comedy

Who will Mitt pick as his running mate?! Speculation is running wild, as he's eliminated one-time sure things like Marco Rubio, and Republicans can ha...

Jennifer Bendery

John Thune On Being Mitt Romney's VP: 'I Don't Think You Ever Close The Doors Entirely' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) on Tuesday ducked questions about whether he has been talking to Mitt Romney about being the candidate's vice p...

Pawlenty: Romney Should Look Elsewhere For VP

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tim Pawlenty has once again asserted that he is not interested in being Mitt Romney's vice president. In an interview with CBS' "Fac...

25 People Mitt Romney Should NOT Pick As His Running Mate

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell & Ross Luippold | Posted 06.19.2012 | Comedy

Speculation over who Mitt Romney will choose as his running mate is mounting, especially after news broke that Marco Rubio is not being vetted as a po...

Potential Romney Veep 'Honored'

Bedford Patch | Ryan O'Connor | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

Right now, Kelly Ayotte says she's not even thinking about rumors that she may be a potential running mate for likely GOP presidential candidate Mitt ...

Picking Romney's VP Harder Than It Looks

Jason Stanford | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Romney can't pick a well-loved candidate without highlighting that he's the least-liked nominee in a generation. Besides, choosing someone who is better liked than Mitt doesn't narrow down the list at all.

Christie Would Give Romney 'Blue-Collar Appeal'

Martin Zabell | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Martin Zabell

Chris Christie would be the perfect vice presidential nominee on Mitt Romney's GOP presidential ticket if he is who his supporters say he is. Howeve...

A Game-Changing Move That Could Give Romney a Win in November?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

If Mitt Romney wanted to dramatically improve his chances of beating President Obama in the November election, he could do one thing: appoint a conservative Democrat as his running mate.

Ted Nugent and Other Game Changing Running Mates for Romney

Flora Nicholas | Posted 07.15.2012 | Comedy
Flora Nicholas

He does after all have a lot of attributes that will appeal to Republican voters all over the country. He's white, male and middle aged, as well as white, male and middle aged, and actually white, male and middle aged.