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We looked at the congressional scorecards put out by a variety of conservative organizations to see how potential Romney VP picks matched up:
In the Senate, Rob Portman of Ohio, Marco Rubio of Florida, Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire and John Thune of South Dakota commonly appear on lists of possible running mates. Scorecards that measured voting records in 2011 suggest that among these, Rubio had the most conservative voting record and Portman the most moderate. Ayotte and Thune came in somewhere in between.

    yahoopolitics:

    We looked at the congressional scorecards put out by a variety of conservative organizations to see how potential Romney VP picks matched up:

    In the Senate, Rob Portman of Ohio, Marco Rubio of Florida, Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire and John Thune of South Dakota commonly appear on lists of possible running mates. Scorecards that measured voting records in 2011 suggest that among these, Rubio had the most conservative voting record and Portman the most moderate. Ayotte and Thune came in somewhere in between.

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  2. yahoopolitics:

Perhaps no one has logged more miles supporting Mitt Romney’s 2012 bid than Jim Wilson, a 70-year-old retired insurance salesman from Virginia whose beat-up 1998 GMC pickup decorated with American flags and massive “Romney for President” signs has been a ubiquitous presence outside campaign events for months.
Last Wednesday, Wilson’s truck caught fire along a Pennsylvania highway as he was driving to catch up with the candidate for events this week, destroying it and most of Wilson’s clothes and other belongings. But thanks to the Romney campaign, Wilson won’t lose his status as the presumptive GOP nominee’s most devoted groupie.
Romney will present Wilson with a new set of wheels at an event in Virginia on Wednesday: a 2003 Chevy pickup that the campaign purchased and plans to loan to Wilson until November, as first reported by Michael Barbaro of the New York Times.
A great story about the Romney campaign loaning its biggest fan a new truck.

    yahoopolitics:

    Perhaps no one has logged more miles supporting Mitt Romney’s 2012 bid than Jim Wilson, a 70-year-old retired insurance salesman from Virginia whose beat-up 1998 GMC pickup decorated with American flags and massive “Romney for President” signs has been a ubiquitous presence outside campaign events for months.

    Last Wednesday, Wilson’s truck caught fire along a Pennsylvania highway as he was driving to catch up with the candidate for events this week, destroying it and most of Wilson’s clothes and other belongings. But thanks to the Romney campaign, Wilson won’t lose his status as the presumptive GOP nominee’s most devoted groupie.

    Romney will present Wilson with a new set of wheels at an event in Virginia on Wednesday: a 2003 Chevy pickup that the campaign purchased and plans to loan to Wilson until November, as first reported by Michael Barbaro of the New York Times.

    A great story about the Romney campaign loaning its biggest fan a new truck.

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