Ah, yes, it’s the election moment you’ve all been waiting for — the “Veepstakes.”
Every four years, seldom fruitful, often mindless Beltway chatter breathlessly telegraphs this Washington dating game in which candidates for president select a running mate. Dream candidates, short lists, denials, non-denials, re-denials, hey-look-at-me-denials all accumulate until that one magic moment where two candidates meet their match.
The buzz was amplified today when Mitt Romney hit the campaign trail in Pennsylvania with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). TPM’s master-mix video DJ Michael Lester has the story:
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