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Romney to announce running mate Saturday in Va.
Yahoo News ^ | Aug 8, 2012 | Associated Press

Posted on 08/10/2012 8:33:26 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Mitt Romney's campaign says the presumed Republican presidential nominee will announce his running mate Saturday morning in Norfolk, Va.

The short list—if there is one—is believed to include Ohio Rep. Rob Portman, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan. …

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: 2012veep; mittromney; paulryan; va2012; virginia; wisconsin
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1 posted on 08/10/2012 8:33:34 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Sorry; put wrong date. This came out five minutes ago at the source indicated, ATTOW.


2 posted on 08/10/2012 8:34:44 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

I am going to say it will be Allen West


3 posted on 08/10/2012 8:34:47 PM PDT by not2worry
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To: Olog-hai

Better be Ryan..


4 posted on 08/10/2012 8:34:55 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Olog-hai

Ryan!


5 posted on 08/10/2012 8:37:15 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Obamaid has to go.)
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To: not2worry

Paul Ryan


6 posted on 08/10/2012 8:38:23 PM PDT by Spunky (Those)
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To: Olog-hai

On Faux news 30 min ago. Likely Ryan. WOO HOO!


7 posted on 08/10/2012 8:39:31 PM PDT by matthew fuller (They'll have to pry my gun, my bible, and my chikin from my cold dead fingers.)
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To: Olog-hai

In the past couple of weeks Mittens has tried his best to give the election to Obummer. Not fighting back from the lies of Obama. Not attacking the ward politician. Playing Mr. Niceguy. If he does not pick Rubio to help him with conservatives and to almost guarantee a Florida win, he’s given up. Don’t win Florida, you don’t win the White House. It’s as simple as that. Paul Ryan does not win Florida for him or Virginia. If it’s Paul Ryan the Obummer machine will rack him over the coals on his budget plan and every five minutes you’ll be seeing the Ryan-lookalike pushing grandma over the cliff. Anyway, that’s how I see it.


8 posted on 08/10/2012 8:40:35 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: Olog-hai

Virginia... Eric Cantor maybe?


9 posted on 08/10/2012 8:40:41 PM PDT by Random_User_250 ("Democracy is indispensable to socialism." -- Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Olog-hai

The article touts that the Romney campaign is in such big trouble. It’s the media meme.


10 posted on 08/10/2012 8:40:55 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Olog-hai

Final names Ryan, Rubio, Pawlenty, Christie, Portman and one unnamed wild card...
But the announcement is in VIRGINIA... McDonnell?


11 posted on 08/10/2012 8:41:33 PM PDT by newheart (At what point does policy become treason?)
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To: patriot08

Ditto to that..Ryan. Or Romneys a fool.


12 posted on 08/10/2012 8:42:13 PM PDT by blasater1960 (Deut 30, Psalm 111...the Torah and the Law, is attainable past, present and forever.)
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To: Olog-hai

He’s making the announcement in Virginia... So I’m going to say the VP nominee will be Bob McDonnell.

I wouldn’t really have a problem with this choice, especially given that this election could very well hinge on the outcome in Virginia.


13 posted on 08/10/2012 8:42:25 PM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: Random_User_250

Cantor ??? Time to put the bottle away for the night . ; )


14 posted on 08/10/2012 8:43:15 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: Random_User_250

Washington Post is saying the announcement will be made aboard the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk— guess that’s a big hint.


15 posted on 08/10/2012 8:43:21 PM PDT by bunster
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To: Olog-hai

YAAAAAAWN.


16 posted on 08/10/2012 8:43:37 PM PDT by lightman (One of the marks of the Beast is a white lower case "F" on blue rounded corner square.)
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To: Olog-hai

And one more thing. Saturday morning? Why not just do it in a document dump on Friday evening?


17 posted on 08/10/2012 8:43:55 PM PDT by newheart (At what point does policy become treason?)
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To: newheart

Oh yeah... could be McDonnell too.

I hope it’s Ryan though.


18 posted on 08/10/2012 8:44:59 PM PDT by Random_User_250 ("Democracy is indispensable to socialism." -- Vladimir Lenin)
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To: DestroyLiberalism

Could be several reasons for choosing VA other than McConnell .


19 posted on 08/10/2012 8:45:14 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: NKP_Vet

You want Romney to be tougher, but you fear the dems will show Ryan pushing grandma over the cliff. So then he should pick a less tough vp?

Romney has been fighting back, he’s no mister nice guy. In the words of conservative hero Dan Rather: Courage.


20 posted on 08/10/2012 8:45:14 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Olog-hai

Ryan would be a great choice! But really, the bench is pretty dang strong this time around. Rubio was my favorite, but Ryan would definitely work.

I am fired up for Romney-Ryan! Time to fire Obama!


21 posted on 08/10/2012 8:46:19 PM PDT by Dragonspirit (Always remember President Token won only by defecting on his CFR pledge.)
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To: lightman
YAAAAAAWN.

Yep. 80% of America will still be asleep at 8:00 on Saturday morning. Are they trying to avoid publicity?

22 posted on 08/10/2012 8:46:52 PM PDT by newheart (At what point does policy become treason?)
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To: NKP_Vet
<> ************************************************************** I wouldn't let that be the determining criteria for the VP pick. The Oba-mao machine is going to try to make whoever Romney picks out to be a heartless serial killer who wants to kill old people.
23 posted on 08/10/2012 8:46:59 PM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: patriot08

“Better be Ryan..”

Of those in the running he is my choice.


24 posted on 08/10/2012 8:48:06 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: bunster
aboard the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk— guess that’s a big hint.

They are trying to be too damn cute.

25 posted on 08/10/2012 8:48:13 PM PDT by newheart (At what point does policy become treason?)
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To: bunster

Considering the Dems are riunning Lenny and Squiggy, Obama and Biden should appear too.


26 posted on 08/10/2012 8:49:34 PM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: newheart

The only VP announcement coming from Romney that would excite me about his so-called campaign would be for him to say that HE will be the VP with Palin or Santorum at the top of the ticket.


27 posted on 08/10/2012 8:50:12 PM PDT by lightman (One of the marks of the Beast is a white lower case "F" on blue rounded corner square.)
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To: Random_User_250

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Oh yeah... could be McDonnell too.

I hope it’s Ryan though.
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It could also very well be a surprise pick out of left field whom no one is thinking. This happens more often than not. After all, who accurately predicted John McCain picking Sarah Palin for VP four years ago?


28 posted on 08/10/2012 8:50:49 PM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: Olog-hai
I'm hoping and praying for Ryan since Romney's private plane was spotted in Paul's hometown in WI tonight!
29 posted on 08/10/2012 8:51:03 PM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (If You Dont Look Like Obamas Son, No One Cares)
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To: bunster

Maybe... That could still be Petraeus as well.


30 posted on 08/10/2012 8:51:03 PM PDT by jb729
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To: Olog-hai

I want Christie. Not because I like his politics, but because he’ll shove every Obama lie right back up his a$$...


31 posted on 08/10/2012 8:52:09 PM PDT by Private_Sector_Does_It_Better (I AM ANDREW BREITBART)
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To: Olog-hai
I'm hoping and praying for Ryan since Romney's private plane was spotted in Paul's hometown in WI tonight!
32 posted on 08/10/2012 8:52:30 PM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (If You Dont Look Like Obamas Son, No One Cares)
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To: lightman

Eyan is a fine young man. Even if romney loses, which he is doing— it finally sets up a conservative in our future and not a socialist rino.


33 posted on 08/10/2012 8:53:04 PM PDT by marygonzo
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To: patriot08

patriot08 wrote:
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Better be Ryan..
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Even if it isn’t Ryan, all is not lost. I think Paul Ryan would be a perfect fit for Treasury Secretary!


34 posted on 08/10/2012 8:53:29 PM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: Williams
The article touts that the Romney campaign is in such big trouble. It’s the media meme.

Yeah I noticed that, trying to give the impression that Romney is losing. Yet Rasmussen has Romney up by 4, and Gallup has it tied. The Obamedia knows 0 is in trouble. Hoping to manufacture momentum to get the jug eared emperor across the finish line.

35 posted on 08/10/2012 8:54:20 PM PDT by skully (My pets are Democrats!!!)
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To: PghBaldy

In case that post made no sense, Lenny and Squiggy were stupid, foolish characters from Milwaukee. I consider them akin to Obama and Biden. A couple of doofuses.


36 posted on 08/10/2012 8:54:41 PM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: MadelineZapeezda

Thank you, Jesus.


37 posted on 08/10/2012 8:54:52 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: lightman

Romney’s it. Get over it.


38 posted on 08/10/2012 8:56:51 PM PDT by DRey
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To: not2worry

I agree - Allen West would be fan-freekin-tastic.


39 posted on 08/10/2012 8:57:02 PM PDT by WaterWeWaitinFor (Can we still nominate someone else at the GOP convention? HHMM? Can we?)
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To: MadelineZapeezda

Keep waiting to get sold on Ryan. Waiting. Waiting.


40 posted on 08/10/2012 8:57:58 PM PDT by DRey
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To: lightman
The only VP announcement coming from Romney that would excite me about his so-called campaign would be for him to say that HE will be the VP with Palin or Santorum at the top of the ticket.

Oh yeah, when Kolob freezes over.

41 posted on 08/10/2012 8:58:54 PM PDT by newheart (At what point does policy become treason?)
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To: lightman
The only VP announcement coming from Romney that would excite me about his so-called campaign would be for him to say that HE will be the VP with Palin or Santorum at the top of the ticket.

Oh yeah, when Kolob freezes over.

42 posted on 08/10/2012 8:59:01 PM PDT by newheart (At what point does policy become treason?)
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To: txhurl

Ryan is a STUPID VP pick. He needs to be budget director or ways & means chairman.

He looks 20 years old. NOT presidential. Not an attack dog.

McDonnell is the only smart choice. Looking like he is the pick. Announcement in Virginia.


43 posted on 08/10/2012 9:00:45 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: newheart

Dang..you beat me to it! (Or maybe great minds thinking alike).

A Saturday morning announcement makes no sense.

I really thought he would wait until the Olympics were over as well.


44 posted on 08/10/2012 9:00:55 PM PDT by berdie
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To: matthew fuller

Greta Van Susteran tweeted that Secret Service was seen going to Ryan’s home, but than she deleted the tweet..I’d bet good money(If I was a betting person) that Ryan is the VP pick


45 posted on 08/10/2012 9:01:48 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Random_User_250

Eric was in KC today at an event for Lynn Jenkins. He told us he would be campaigning on Saturday with Mitt back home in VA. My guess was originally Ryan. But then why VA. Cantor is a very dynamic guy, very smart able guy.


46 posted on 08/10/2012 9:01:59 PM PDT by ncfool (OMG 2012)
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To: newheart

USS Wisconsin??? a certain popular right wing gov maybe???


47 posted on 08/10/2012 9:02:08 PM PDT by jneesy (rough seas make skillful sailors)
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To: Olog-hai

Paul Ryan...Wisconsin...bet on it!!!


48 posted on 08/10/2012 9:02:46 PM PDT by terycarl (lurking, but well informed)
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To: marygonzo
Even if romney loses, which he is doing—

How is he losing?? Rasmussen has Romney up by 4 the past 2 days. Even the over sampled Democrat registered voter polls don't look that good for 0.

The media knows Obama is in trouble, that's why they're manufacturing a fake lead.

49 posted on 08/10/2012 9:03:09 PM PDT by skully (My pets are Democrats!!!)
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To: not2worry

I sure hope so but I’m not holding my breath. I hope he doesn’t choose Pawlenty. Shsssh!


50 posted on 08/10/2012 9:03:53 PM PDT by goodn'mad
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