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  • Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2

    Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2
    There is one necessary condition for the selection of a vice president, and that is whether the individual has the experience and capacity to become president of the United States on Day One. Nine vice presidents have succeeded to the presidency upon...
  • Smith lags in poll, heads to Washington to raise money

    Smith lags in poll, heads to Washington to raise money
    Headed to Washington on Wednesday evening for a fundraiser in his honor hosted by the campaign arm of the Senate Republicans, candidate Tom Smith is bruised by dismal results of a poll that shows him trailing Bob Casey by 18 points. (For what it's worth,...
  • Romney should let the convention pick his VP

    Romney should let the convention pick his VP
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is expected to announce his vice presidential running mate any day now. He could make a conventional pick, for instance Ohio Sen. Rob Portman or former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty. He could also throw us a...
  • Senate GOP blocks Buffett Rule bill

    Senate GOP blocks Buffett Rule bill
    A proposal to implement the Buffett Rule was blocked in the Senate on Monday, but proponents of the millionaire tax vowed to keep the issue alive in the months ahead. Republicans, as expected, garnered enough support to reject Democrats' attempt to bring...
  • Expect a Romney-Rubio Ticket

    Expect a Romney-Rubio Ticket
    I was like, “You should predict who Romneywill choose to be his VP.” And then I was like, “Why? That’s boring. And obvious." So I was like, “Okay, great, why don’t you write about eating dogs some more or...
  • Romney veepstakes: Forget Rubio and Ryan

    Romney veepstakes: Forget Rubio and Ryan
    With Mitt Romney now confident enough of the Republican nomination that he can turn his focus against President Barack Obama, the guessing game on selection of a running mate is already in full swing. It's a matter that warrants more serious consideration...
  • Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, possible VP pick, to campaign for Romney in Pennsylvania

    Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, possible VP pick, to campaign for Romney in Pennsylvania
    With hometown boy Rick Santorum out of his way, Mitt Romney can save his money and his time in expensive and expansive Pennsylvania. Romney's campaign yanked his $2.9 million ad buy that would have saturated the airwaves in the two weeks leading up to...
  • Toomey embraces surrogate role

    Toomey embraces surrogate role
    Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey put on his surrogate hat Monday, blasting President Barack Obama in a memo ahead of the president's visit to Pennsylvania later in the week. Toomey, sometimes mentioned on the long list of Mitt Romney's...
  • GOP Veep Final Four

     
    by Whitney Blair Wyckoff Who should be presumed Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain's running mate? CQ Politics is letting readers be the judge. They have top Republican Vice Presidential contenders, plus Connecticut Independent Sen. Joe...
  • Is Romney the favorite for veep?

     
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses the Texas Republican Party, June 13, 2008. (David J. Phillip/AP) by James Oliphant Veteran politics reporter Mike Allen reports in Politico today that the McCain camp is locking in one McCain's former rival,...
  • Obama: Four veeps. McCain: Three veeps

     
    A lot of focus today on Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, but here's a report from the well-sourced Marc Ambinder at the Atlantic that says he's one of four on the current short list, along with: Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius Indiana......