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2012 Vice President

Bristol Palin: My Mom Helped McCain 'A Lot'

Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

Bristol Palin doesn't think anyone should be encouraging Mitt Romney to make a safer VP pick than John McCain did in 2008. "Mom answered the call ...

Jason Linkins

The Romney Veepstakes: Let The Wild, Speculative Rumpus Start!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

Now that Mitt Romney has all but sewn up the GOP nomination, the political press can turn its attention to Romney's policy positions choice for the person who will be "one heartbeat away from the presidency" and cutting ribbons at the dedication of historic monuments and shopping malls. It's "Veepstakes" time -- that time in the campaign where journalists fill the hole left in their hearts by the conclusion of the competitive primary season with a metric ton of panicky speculation about who might be the nominee's running mate. At any rate, the one thing that everyone agrees on is that if history is any guide, Mitt Romney's vice-presidential pick will not be Tim Pawlenty. (Or will he?) (No.)