The chatter is building around the Republican Veepstakes with speculation from all corners. From a week ago:
(Snip)Family Research Council president Tony Perkins, who backed Rick Santorum during the Republican primaries, said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that he wants to see Romney choose Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal or former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee as his running mate. Gary Bauer, president of American Values, said he's pulling for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, but neither men were given enough time to elaborate.
South Dakota Sen. Thune isn't
ruling anything out:
"I don't think you ever rule out opportunities or options when you're involved in public life and you say you want to make a difference and you're serious about that, obviously, then you don't foreclose options," Sen. John Thune said on Fox News Sunday. "But in my view, I have a job to do in the United States Senate, I like what I'm doing. I think I can make a difference there."
Source tells Politico that Romney plans to play it safe:
Don't expect a Palinesque Hail Mary move from Romney's campaign when it comes to picking his running mate, Politico's Mike Allen and Jim Vandehei report:
[T]he most conscious effort by Romney's team to do things differently will be in the V.P. selection process. One Republican official familiar with the campaign's thinking said it will be designed to produce a pick who is safe and, by design, unexciting — a deliberate anti-Palin. The prized pick, said this official: an "incredibly boring white guy."(More at link)http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/rep ... d=16342671
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