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-- latest to get into the buzz machine is Ohio senator Rob Portman he's the latest sort of object of speculation.
He's from Ohio key swing state.
He worked in the former Bush Administration so he has been vetted before he was the head of the budget office in the White House.
He knows the numbers certainly Romney Portman twosome would be.
-- powerhouse on the economy and jobs but.
And there's the other side of it is that they in many ways they share the same sort of chemistry they're both the types of mainstream establishment Republicans and some think that Romney would need some really -- it would shake it up a little bit more.
There was lots -- chemistry with the Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan the Wisconsin congressman with whom.
Romney campaigned earlier this week there are three candidates are would be vice presidential candidates -- all taken themselves out of the running.
Paul Ryan said -- know even though the press described as a -- -- terms of his relationship with a round in Wisconsin campaigning earlier this week but no thank you.
Nikki -- is actually on a book tour that would seem to suggest she's available and capable to do the job she too was taken herself out of the running for the BP's state VP -- She's the governor of South Carolina and -- Romney in -- what was and ultimately losing effort to Newt Gingrich there.
And then there's Marco Rubio Marco Rubio has been asked about running for vice president.
Or president since the day he was sworn in as a US senator Ernie is a freshman.
But he also has endorsed Romney did so rather tepid -- after -- -- already won the Florida primary but he too has said no thanks to the running mate and so.
Basically by saying they're not interested they put themselves right on -- his shortlist.
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