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Is A Deadlocked Election Really Possible?

via Reuters, The Huffington Post As polls point to a close U.S. presidential election, the country faces the possibility of political chaos – from a repeat of the disputed 2000 election to the remote possibility of a new administration with a president from one party and a vice president from the other. The most likely … Continue reading

Poll: Americans Unenthusiastic About Paul Ryan As Romney’s VP Pick

via Jonathan Easley, The Hill’s Ballot Box A plurality of Americans are not enthusiastic about Mitt Romney’s selection of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate, according to a USA Today/Gallup poll released Monday. Forty-two percent said they viewed Ryan’s candidacy as a “fair” or “poor” move by the Romney campaign, compared to 39 … Continue reading

Ryan As Romney’s VP Delights Both Sides Of Aisle

via Matt Williams, The Guardian Mitt Romney’s decision to put Paul Ryan on the White House ticket has seemingly done that rarest of things in American politics: delighted both sides of the party divide in equal measure. Republican grandees gushed over the youngish star of the GOP, even those – such as former House speaker … Continue reading

Senator Marco Rubio Not Being Vetted For VP Spot On GOP Ticket

via Justin Sink, The Hill’s Blog Briefing Room Despite widespread speculation that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is one of the top names under consideration for Mitt Romney’s vice presidential nomination, the freshman senator has not been asked to complete any questionnaires or fill out any financial disclosure documents, according to a report by ABC News. … Continue reading

Supporters Express Frustration As Officials Walk Back Joe Biden’s Marriage Equality Comments

via Amanda Terkel, The Huffington Post Excitement quickly turned to frustration amongst gay rights activists on Sunday after the Obama team walked back Vice President Biden’s remarks on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that seemed to signal his endorsement of marriage equality. When asked by host David Gregory on Sunday whether he is “comfortable with same-sex … Continue reading

Marco Rubio Claims He’ll Turn Down Vice President Spot On GOP Ticket

via Benjy Sarlin, Talking Points Memo Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), one of the most buzzed-about potential running mates for Mitt Romney, says he will not be the party’s vice presidential nominee even if Romney personally asks him. “I don’t want to be the vice president right now, or maybe ever,” Rubio said at a National … Continue reading

A Hispanic VP For The GOP?

via Benjy Sarlin, Talking Points Memo It’s been the dominant conventional wisdom ever since a wave of Hispanic Republicans won big races in 2010: Mitt Romney will pick a Hispanic running mate. But Romney may not be able to make that fantasy ticket a reality — even if he wants to. Picking a Hispanic politician … Continue reading

For The First Time, Romney Names Names For VP Slot

via Emily Friedman, ABC News Asked tonight about who he might consider to fill the vice presidential spot should he become the GOP nominee, Mitt Romney got more specific than he has in the past, naming New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte as one option for the post. “I have no names for you, it’s presumptuous, … Continue reading

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