Archive for the 'Veep' Category

GOP Insiders Worried About Ryan Pick

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Republicans, Romney, Ryan, Veep

I thought that the Ryan pick was a curious one for Romney, but I didn’t anticipate this much apprehension in the GOP ranks. From Politico: Away from the cameras, and with all the usual assurances that people aren’t being quoted by name, there is an unmistakable consensus among Republican operatives in Washington: Romney has taken […]

August 14th, 2012 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Mitt Romney Picks Paul Ryan As Veep

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Conservatives, Republicans, Romney, Ryan, Veep

UPDATE: It’s Ryan. Multiple sources are confirming it. And Mitt Romney is advertising on the “Paul Ryan” search term on Twitter. ORIGINAL STORY: First off, he’ll definitely be announcing tomorrow. That much has been confirmed. The curious thing is…he’ll be announcing in Virginia. Why is that curious? Because Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was on the […]

August 11th, 2012 | Permalink| No Comments »

Jeb Bush Wants Rubio for VEEP

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Bush, Elections, Obama, Romney, Rubio, Veep

He told Romney that the Freshman Senator was ready to take the top spot recently. From the Miami Herald: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush thinks Sen. Marco Rubio is ready to be vice president and he shared those thoughts with presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney, he said Wednesday. Bush said he has been a huge […]

July 25th, 2012 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Source: Mitch Daniels In As Purdue President. Does This Mean No Veep Consideration?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Indiana, Republicans, Romney, Veep

With the news about Marco Rubio’s Veep chances today and then this about Daniels…I’m thinking the pick for Romney is between Rob Portman and Rob Portman. From WISHTV 8: WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WISH) – Purdue University officials plan to vote on a candidate for the school’s next president this week – and WISH-TV has learned […]

June 19th, 2012 | Permalink| No Comments »

Marco Rubio Not Being Vetted For VP Seat

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Republicans, Romney, Rubio, Veep

Rubio has said in the past that he’s not interested in the position right now, and I think that’s a smart play. This is going to be an ugly campaign and Rubio doesn’t have much to gain by hitching his wagon to Romney’s star right now. Here’s more from ABC: Even before the Republicans chose […]

June 19th, 2012 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

CNN: Republicans Want Condi Rice For Veep

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Christie, Condoleezza, Romney, Rubio, Santorum, Veep

Seems like GOPers are taking part in a lot of wishful thinking with this poll, but here are the numbers… The poll asked Republicans and independents who lean towards the GOP to choose from eight names who could be among the two dozen or so potential running mates that the Romney campaign may be considering […]

April 19th, 2012 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Who Should Be Romney’s VP Pick?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Republicans, Romney, Veep

So Mitt is it. But who will be his #2? Names being floated? Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Governor Bobby Jindal. I’m sure there are more, but those are the ones that come to mind right off the bat. Personally, I think […]

April 11th, 2012 | Permalink| 8 Comments »

What Super Tuesday Means For The Veepstakes

By Jennn Fusion | Related entries in Veep

The big day has finally arrived. Super Tuesday is a mega-primary where 10 states hold their contests to vote for the GOP nominee: Alaska (27 delegates), Georgia (76 delegates), Idaho (32 delegates), Massachusetts (41 delegates), North Dakota (28 delegates), Ohio (66 delegates), Oklahoma (43 delegates), Tennessee (58 delegates), Vermont (17 delegates), and Virginia (49 delegates). […]

March 6th, 2012 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

What’s New In Vice Presidents Land?

By Jennn Fusion | Related entries in Biden, Veep

If you haven’t been by the VEEP Blog in a while, you may have missed a story or two! My apologies for the summaries, but I’ve got a lot of ground to cover here… We’ve decided that, though T-Paw was an early adopter of Romney and hopelessly loyal, Romney’s poor showing in Minnesota pretty much […]

February 17th, 2012 | Permalink| No Comments »

A Closer Look At VEEP Prospect Paul Ryan

By Jennn Fusion | Related entries in Conservatives, Romney, Veep

Pundits tend to obsess over people who will never accept the #2 spot on the ticket. For instance, during the 2008 election, every other article was about how Barack Obama was “definitely going to select Hillary Rodham Clinton as his VP,” but deep down, you had to know that wasn’t going to happen — not […]

January 15th, 2012 | Permalink| 4 Comments »