Romney: Rubio Is Being Vetted

    Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, left, and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., attend a news conference by Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 27, 2012, on the second day of Supreme Court hearing on President Obama's health care legislation. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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    Marco Rubio is in the VP running after all. A report by ABC News earlier on Tuesday stated that the U.S. senator from Florida had not been contacted by Mitt Romney’s team for a shot at his right-hand position. Speaking to reporters in Michigan, Romney laid the speculation to rest, saying the Florida senator is being “thoroughly vetted.” The ABC report relied on unnamed sources for the information, which Romney ridiculed as “entirely false.” But Rubio may not play ball even if the presumptive nominee wants him on the ticket. Rubio has repeatedly denied any interest in running for the White House with Romney.

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