GOP senators say Romney should select one of their own for vice president

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 12:22pm

Senators think a senator would make the best vice presidential pick for Mitt Romney, several of them told The Hill.

Their reasoning: senators’ ability to serve as president; the selection could help Romney in swing states; it would avoid a Sarah Palin-like situation; and having a senator on the ticket could help Republicans win back control of the upper chamber.

A dozen Republican senators offered a variety of opinions when asked by The Hill about their preferences for the No. 2 spot on the GOP presidential ticket.

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