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Tonight we continue our series running with Romney with a look at some of the other possible contenders.
For the number two spot on the GOP ticket this fall.
Included are some obvious choices as well as some people who might surprise you.
In this series we have profiled five possible vice presidential nominees Ohio sender Rob Portman Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan.
Florida senator Marco Rubio former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and Virginia governor Bob McDonnell.
These of course are not the only possibilities.
Let's look at the top tier of the others and the long shots.
Two term Indiana governor Mitch Daniels has a reputation for budget cutting and fiscal conservatism.
He's not flashy.
But has a record of turning Indiana -- around and that could play national.
You can't run -- the family.
Gas station let alone a country with these levels of debt.
And it's mathematically certain we're going broke if we don't change -- -- large way.
Analysts say there are many reasons Daniels was talked about as a possible presidential candidate.
But there's debate about his deal on a ticket with Romney and Kansas and coming from a place that.
Romney needs I think he'd be an excellent vice president in in on deficit and some of the budget problems be an asset.
In office but I'm not sure he's gonna he helps you get to office and that's that's part of the problem.
I sat here -- here very respectfully listen.
If what you wanna do is put on a show and giggle every time mark talk well then I.
I have no interest in answering your question New Jersey governor Chris Christie is seen by many as one of the most successful GOP rising stars.
Doing so on a traditionally blue state.
His greatest achievement may have been taking on the public sector unions.
Even those who recruit me know what the what the committee -- It's all -- do something.
Good -- it.
Regardless of the perceived political cost.
If I tell them no.
No means no.
Everyman as governor of New Jersey has shown an ability to connect with the kind of voters sort of blue collar working class people suburbanites whom governor Romney needs to carry in order to win states like Ohio and Michigan and Pennsylvania.
But demographically most analysts agree Christie could not deliver New Jersey for the GOP and while he is said to have a close relationship with Romney.
Christie's blunt style could possibly overshadow the nominee.
The downside is.
Super charisma and I always have -- I call the Hollywood agent rule I pretend I'm Robert Redford's agent in the studio calls me and says remember Lotta money behind a Bob Redford movie.
We know is a little older but is a great star gonna try one more time great script.
The costar of the smaller part or think and Brad Pitt.
And -- -- Redford's agent I'm -- -- I love Brad Pitt.
But you know there's always -- -- subordinate.
You gotta be careful about the number two having surplus of charisma and attention because in comparison.
He can weaken -- image of the candidate that ultimately people make the decision about.
South Dakota -- -- as a rising star in the party in the Republican leadership in the senate and an early Romney endorser who campaigned with him.
You don't get a state you need with -- but several analysts say you get a media friendly GOP -- I am a reaganesque.
Right of -- Republican and who believes that -- in a limited role for the federal government.
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has been called by some the perfect pick on policy and demographics.
But his last name linking to the last administration.
Seems to be moving him down the list.
No I think it's important of the Hispanic community is -- very thinking that's important to Americans.
Across the country and all family.
New Mexico governor Susana Martinez at Latina and successful western state governor has been mentioned.
But several analysts say she's not the right pick now I think he issues a rising star in the Republican Party I do think that she is right to be so emphatic in saying -- -- just wanna be considered I think that that you know the executive experience of being the governor will well serve her in the future but I I think it's a little premature.
New Hampshire -- Kelly a -- a former attorney general there has been campaigning with Romney.
And even defended her resume over the weekend.
-- -- -- better experience than Barack Obama had when he was a senator Graham having been the chief law enforcement officer my state South Carolina governor Nikki Haley also endorsed early.
But downplayed VP possibilities.
No I'm gonna stay in the state and continue doing what I promised that within former presidential candidates Rick Santorum and Tim Pawlenty have attractive qualities to unite the party.
But are seen as long shots.
As our Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal and Kentucky's senator Rand Paul Ron Paul's son for Romney to unite Paul supporters I think -- Paula be very interesting pick way out there in terms of if I don't expect Romney to do it but I was there were days when I wondered about it when you saw the two Ron -- him in debates and things and it -- interest.
And the longest of long shots.
Current CIA director and retired General David Petraeus.
Plus inches General Petraeus does not see himself as either Dwight Eisenhower a Douglas MacArthur or even -- Ulysses -- Grant ready to ride ended ended ended political life like he's ridden in the battle.
In a final look our analysts agreed.
Romney campaign will probably.
Follow this rule first do no harm.
The election's about the presidential candidate and if you pick wrong and vice president trying to get to create of swing and for the long ball you can create a lot of problems for yourself.
You can -- you all are running with Romney reports on our home page at foxnews.com.
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Just see the running with Romney playlist you can also see the complete interviews with four of the potential run.
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