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Romney’s VP Search Chief Teases on Twitter

Romney’s VP Search Chief Teases on Twitter

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Beth Myers, the head of Mitt Romney’s secretive vice presidential search, kept the mystery alive Friday when she gave a “Friday Follow” shout out to a number of potential running mates for the presumptiv…

Romney’s VP Search Head Keeps Secrets, Even at the Dinner Table

Romney’s VP Search Head Keeps Secrets, Even at the Dinner Table

Hemera/Thinkstock(ASHBURN, Va.) — Beth Myers, who is leading Mitt Romney’s search for a running mate, rallied about 55 Republican women at a Mexican restaurant in Ashburn, Virginia, on Tuesday.While Myers gave few details on the search process a…

Vice President Joe Biden Hits Mitt Romney, GOP on Outsourcing

Vice President Joe Biden Hits Mitt Romney, GOP on Outsourcing

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Speaking to a union in Columbus, Ohio, Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden accused Mitt Romney and Republicans of fostering a business environment that promotes outsourcing. He accused Romney of making his busi…

Tim Pawlenty Focused On ‘Yard Work’ as Veepstakes Speculation Heats Up

Tim Pawlenty Focused On ‘Yard Work’ as Veepstakes Speculation Heats Up

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — Despite a flurry of speculation about whether Mitt Romney will name his running mate this week, one of the top contenders for the job insisted that politics was the furthest thing from his mind.“I’…

Who is Rob Portman? The ‘Anti-Palin’ of VP Picks, ‘Confident Enough to Be Humble’

Who is Rob Portman? The ‘Anti-Palin’ of VP Picks, ‘Confident Enough to Be Humble’

ABC News Correspondent Ann Compton with Rob Portman on July 16 (ABC News)(CINCINNATI) — Ask Rob Portman, the soft-spoken Republican senator from Ohio, about the significance of Mitt Romney’s looming running-mate decision, and he insists the pick…

Romney Senior Advisor Says No VP Has Been Chosen

Romney Senior Advisor Says No VP Has Been Chosen

Hemera/Thinkstock(BATON ROUGE, La.) — A senior advisor to Mitt Romney pushed back today on reports that a vice presidential running mate has already been chosen.Eric Fehrnstrom, speaking to reporters after a fundraiser for the candidate that was also …

Veepstakes: Rob Portman Met with Romney Aides

Veepstakes: Rob Portman Met with Romney Aides

Alex Wong/Getty Images for Meet the Press(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Rob Portman told ABC News today that he had six meetings over a six hour time span with some of Mitt Romney’s chief campaign advisors and did not deny meeting with Beth Myers, the woma…

VP Beat: When Two Contenders Head to Boston

VP Beat: When Two Contenders Head to Boston

Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — PORTMAN ON ROMNEY TURF, BUT NO MEETING: Sen. Rob Portman ventured onto Romney’s turf this weekend, participating in an event for the New Hampshire GOP in Concord, but he told reporters Saturday he had &…

Possible VP Pick Rob Portman Visits Mitt Romney Turf

Possible VP Pick Rob Portman Visits Mitt Romney Turf

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, is on a fundraising, Mitt Romney-advocating roll with events taking the rumored vice presidential contender suspiciously close to the presumptive Republican nominee and his team ove…

Mitt Romney’s Vacation Includes Meeting With Senior Advisers

Mitt Romney’s Vacation Includes Meeting With Senior Advisers

Darren McCollester/Getty Images(WOLFEBORO, N.H.) — Mitt Romney, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, had a lakeside meeting with some of his most senior staff Tuesday at around 1 p.m. Romney and his wife Ann were spotted meeting on their porch wi…

Romney Hasn’t Asked Christie to Join Ticket…Yet

Romney Hasn’t Asked Christie to Join Ticket…Yet

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(MAHWAH, N.J.) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Mitt Romney didn’t offer him the number two spot at a fundraiser they appeared at together on Tuesday.At a town hall in Mahwah, N.J. Wednesday he said to laughs, &l…

VP Beat: Contenders on Arizona Immigration Ruling

VP Beat: Contenders on Arizona Immigration Ruling

Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — PORTMAN WEIGHS IN ON IMMIGRATION: ABC News’ Gregory Simmons reported on Sen. Rob Portman’s take Monday night on the Supreme Court’s immigration decision, saying he believed “the federa…

VP Beat: Potential Picks Gather, Rubio Explains His Absence

VP Beat: Potential Picks Gather, Rubio Explains His Absence

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — ‘VEEPS’ DO PARK CITY: A number of vice presidential contenders are set to descend on Park City, Utah, this weekend for the exclusive donor retreat hosted by Mitt Romney, giving them the chance to show off their skills w…

Romney Says Marco Rubio is Being Vetted for Veep

Romney Says Marco Rubio is Being Vetted for Veep

ABC News (HOLLAND, Mich.) — Marco Rubio is being vetted for the vice presidential spot, Mitt Romney told reporters in Michigan Tuesday afternoon.“Marco Rubio is being thoroughly vetted as part of our process,” Romney said, adding reports f…

Romney Won’t Comment on Rubio Report

Romney Won’t Comment on Rubio Report

ABC News(DeWITT, Mich.) — Mitt Romney today declined to comment on ABC News’ report that Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is not being vetted as a potential running mate, saying that only he and adviser Beth Myers truly knows who is being considered.&ld…

Romney’s Bus Tour Turns Into VP Tryout Extravaganza

Romney’s Bus Tour Turns Into VP Tryout Extravaganza

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) — Mitt Romney’s five-day, six-state bus tour is shaping out to be a series of auditions for potential vice presidential candidates.Romney will kick off the tour Friday in New Hampshire, where Sen. Kelly …

VP Beat: Bush, Portman & Rubio’s Ratings

VP Beat: Bush, Portman & Rubio’s Ratings

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — VEEP RATINGS – BUSH WEAK IN MIDDLE, PORTMAN WEAK ON RIGHT:  “Jeb Bush and the far less well-known  Rob Portman draw more negative than positive reviews as potential Republican vice presidenti…

VP Beat: GOP Govs Bask in Walker’s Wisconsin Win

VP Beat: GOP Govs Bask in Walker’s Wisconsin Win

Melina Mara/The Washington Post(WASHINGTON) — WALKER WIN BOOSTS RGA AND McDONNELL: As head of the Republican Governors Association, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell led the RGA’s efforts to support Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in Tuesday’s recal…

VP Beat: Paul Ryan Goes Solo for Romney in N.C.

VP Beat: Paul Ryan Goes Solo for Romney in N.C.

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — RYAN STUMPS FOR ROMNEY IN NORTH CAROLINA: While his state is engaged in a recall election, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., will fly solo Tuesday in Raleigh, N.C., when he holds a roundtable at Big Ed’s City Market on behalf of Mit…

VP Beat: Portman’s Starring Role in Debate Prep

VP Beat: Portman’s Starring Role in Debate Prep

Alex Wong/Getty Images for Meet the Press(WASHINGTON) — PORTMAN STARS AS DEBATE PREP STAND-IN: From playing Hillary Clinton in the 2000 Senate race to Barack Obama in 2008, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, has perfected the role of the debate prep stand-in, …

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