Post Politics: Veepstakes


Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Mitt Romney punts on Marco Rubio’s DREAM Act; talks French vacation

The GOP frontrunner did not weigh in on Rubio’s plan for an alternative DREAM Act for undocumented immigrants.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  03:16 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Veepstakes, Marco Rubio, Immigration

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/23/2012

As illegal immigration debate heats up, Marco Rubio hits the trail with Mitt Romney

The Florida senator and potential VP pick will be campaigning with Romney in Pennsylvania Monday afternoon as the illegal immigration debate heats up.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney, Veepstakes

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Marco Rubio feeds Romney VP talk with slip at National Journal breakfast (Video)

“If in four to five years, if I do a good job as vice president—I’m sorry, as senator—I’ll have the chance to do all sorts of things,” the Florida senator said at a National Journal event.

By Natalie Jennings  |  01:10 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marco Rubio, Veepstakes

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Romney taps aide Beth Myers to run search for VP running mate

Beth Myers, a confidante and longtime aide, served as chief of staff during Romney’s term as Massachusetts governor and managed his 2008 presidential campaign.

By Philip Rucker  |  10:18 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Veepstakes, Mitt Romney

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 04/13/2012

John Thune to campaign for Romney in Colorado

Another potential VP choice hits the trail for the former Massachusetts governor.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  02:41 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Veepstakes

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Bob McDonnell: Mitt Romney will win Virginia

The Virginia governor made a prediction that, come November, the Old Dominion will flip from blue to red.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  06:37 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Veepstakes

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/09/2012

How much do the veepstakes matter? (Monday’s Trail Mix)

TRAIL MIX | Does a candidate’s choice of running mate make a difference in the fall? A 2010 Pew survey showed that only 41 percent of Americans could name the vice president.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trail Mix, Veepstakes, Mitt Romney

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Santorum for veep? Not likely, says top Romney surrogate

John H. Sununu tells National Review Online that Santorum’s “softness under pressure” is a factor.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  02:35 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Veepstakes