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Mitt Romney may be tight-lipped about his vice presidential short list, warning that only he and longtime aide Beth Myers know who is on it, but a close examination of the campaign’s activity suggests four contenders have risen through the ranks: Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.
New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell may be considered wild cards, and Romney has said he’s thoroughly vetting Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, though the first-term lawmaker’s status appears unchanged.
The polls in Virginia closed just an hour ago, and with 30% of the precincts reporting, Bob McDonnell has been elected as Virginia’s Governor, defeating Democratic opponent Creigh Deeds. Deeds, who would not state that he is an Obama Democrat, did not get the White House support that NJ Governor Jon Corzine has received.
McDonnell won 60-40, and from all appearances, Lt. Governor Bill Bolling (R) is being re-elected by the same margin, and Ken Cuccinelli, also a Republican has won the Office of the Attorney General.
Virginia’s First Family Elect: