June 8th, 2012
08:07 PM ET

Mitt Romney's "Veepstakes:" When will he choose a running mate?

If the Republican primary was like Survivor, then the selection of Mitt Romney's running mate is like the Miss America pageant.

A new straw poll just out from the Conservative Political Action Conference that took place in Illinois today shows Florida Senator Marco Rubio as the favored pick with 30% of the vote. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was second with 14%, followed by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul with 9%.

Other notables such as Minnesota Governor (and former primary opponent) Tim Pawlenty and Ohio Senator Rob Portman. The big question, though, is not just who will be crowned winner of the "veepstakes," but when?

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  1. J

    -Mitt Romney should get another -much smaller version- of Mitt Romney to run with him and then they can go off to Mormonland and start a brand new Presidency for the whole world to watch...Just like on TV: "It's the plane Boss, it's the plane." _Seriously, if you really think this guy has the idea of a global America in mind you're wrong not only through and through, but basically already on the new TV program..... -What the hell happened to the United States of America: Whereby the idea of the land of the free did not come from a cult religion that curbs one's every thought and understanding about life. I mean, "My God. !!"

    June 9, 2012 at 12:16 am | Reply
    • Mike

      I agree 100%. As well as his views, or wait, what views? He says one thing one day and than retracts what he said and goes another way the next. Flip flop Mitt is not a serious candidate, I don't understand how he is the front runner in this election. I say we either vote for Ron Paul or stick with what we have, which is Obama. Mitt Romney is bought and paid for by big corporations. He's a business man himself which should tell all of us that he'll be just another puppet politician doing work for big business.

      June 12, 2012 at 5:24 pm | Reply

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