Governors, senators, and members of Congress—oh, and one woman. The most buzzed-about running mates appear to be safe VP choices for Team Romney. The Daily Beast’s shortlist.
When it comes to running mates, there’s a shortlist and then there’s a shorter list. Mitt Romney’s campaign staff has kept a lid on the names of the people who the candidate thinks could help him win the presidency, but we’ve been able to piece together some leading choices based on their credentials, their value to the ticket, and, in some cases, their own admission that they’re being vetted. The Daily Beast takes a look at the top contenders.