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Romney Appears On Brink Of VP Decision

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics

* Campaign official says no decision has been made * Portman, Pawlenty, Jindal among top names * Safe choice seen as lik...

Jason Linkins

Nothing Like A Hot Veepstakes Rumor To Get The Media Off Your Back! | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

As The Huffington Post's Howard Fineman wrote Friday, Mitt Romney has not been playing the political media game very well, turning what might have bee...

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...

Unexpected and Expected Surprises in the Campaign

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

For many voters, Romney is still a relative unknown who can be defined by Obama, while all Romney can do is remind voters of what they already think of Obama. That may be Obama's biggest edge in what is likely to be a very close campaign.

Could Condoleezza Rice's Speech Lead To A VP Nomination?

Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics
Christina Wilkie

WASHINGTON -- As presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney continues to mull over whom to choose as his running mate, one name has sta...

Romney's Likely VP: A Heartbeat From the Presidency, Light Years From Civil Liberties

Anthony D. Romero | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics
Anthony D. Romero

In less than two months, Mitt Romney will announce his choice for vice president. Based on a new white paper from the ACLU Liberty Watch 2012 campaign, that choice is likely to have abysmal views on civil liberties.

How Palin Haunts Republicans

U.S. News & World Report | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Despite hints from Ann Romney, wife of likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney, that her husband is considering at least one woman in his vice president...

Jon Ward

Labor Protesters Shout Down Romney Surrogate In Ohio | Jon Ward | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

PARMA, Ohio -- Labor-affiliated protesters interrupted a speech by one of Mitt Romney's potential vice presidential picks, former Minnesota Gov. Tim P...

Ann Romney Gives Hint On Mitt's VP Pick

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

WOLFEBORO, N.H. — Mitt Romney's wife has confirmed a tidbit about the vice presidential search process her husband largely has been keeping secr...

Jennifer Bendery

Paul Ryan, VP Short Lister, Skips Event For His Hero | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a time when Rep. Paul Ryan's star is rising -- he is reportedly being vetted as a possible vice presidential candidate for Mitt Romne...

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...

Andrea Stone

John McCain's Startling Hint About Mitt Romney Running Mate | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

Vice President Rob Portman? That was the hint Arizona Sen. John McCain, the last Republican presidential standard bearer, dropped last week about w...

Andrea Stone

Who Created VP Buzz at Romney Event? | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice stole the show at a high-powered fundraiser for Mitt Romney this weekend in Utah, outshining an all-star li...

Five Reasons: Why Pawlenty?

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

As a Minnesotan who has known Tim and his wife since Tim's days in the Minnesota legislature, I have seen him grow and mature into a highly capable leader. Let me highlight five reasons why Governor Tim Pawlenty would be an excellent pick.

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...

Mitch Daniels Could Make Big Move

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R) is a candidate to be the next president of Purdue University, WISH-TV reported Tuesday. The school's board of truste...

Amanda Terkel

Rick Santorum On Being In A Mitt Romney Administration: 'It's Pretty Much A Flat No' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum said he was not interested in serving in Mitt Romney's administration, should the former...

Elise Foley

Mike Huckabee Says Madonna More Likely To Pick Him Than Romney | Elise Foley | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) said on Sunday that he's more likely to take his bass skills on the road then be picked by Mitt R...

Friday Talking Points -- A Quick One

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The old reactionary Democratic "We're just as against drugs as the Republicans!" knee-jerkism seems to be fading, over time. Just as Democrats woo the "gay vote" and the "green vote" and all other such demographics, sooner or later they'll realize that there is indeed a "marijuana vote" out there to be tapped into.

Who'd Want to Be U.S. Vice President?

Eddy Evans | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Eddy Evans

It's the nature of the office. Either you're lampooned as an obsequious toad for doing the president's bidding or you're a hapless clown the moment you step out of line.

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 ...

Janell Ross

Marco Rubio's 'Impossible Dream' | Janell Ross | Posted 05.27.2012 | Latino Voices

In 2010, Marco Rubio was a rising star in Florida politics. At age 39, he was already a former speaker of the Florida House and working hard to defeat...

PIE CHART: Why Trump REALLY Wants To Be VP

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2012 | Comedy

Donald Trump may no longer be running for President, but that doesn't mean he's let go of his dream of moving into The White House come next January. ...

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...