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Mitt Romney announces VP pick Saturday in Virginia. Rubio or Ryan?

Mitt Romney is going to announce his vice presidential pick tomorrow. The short list is long (and unknown, really, to many of us), but allies of Sen. Marco Rubio think it's down to the Florida Senator and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan.

Of course, it could be neither of them.

There's Tim Pawlenty (boring), and Ohio Sen. Rob Portman (boring, with a dash of Bush-era budgeting to go with it). Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is a wild card, but way more exciting. New Jersy Gov. Chris Christie, a favorite of the Northeast/Beltway press, brings a fun combativeness to the ticket.

The press release:

 Boston, MA – On Saturday, Mitt Romney will begin his “The Romney Plan For A Stronger Middle Class” bus tour by announcing his choice for Vice Presidential candidate in Norfolk, Virginia. The following events are open to the press. Please note that the tour of the USS Wisconsin and Homemades by Suzanne drop by are pool coverage.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Event:                        Governor Romney Tours USS Wisconsin

 Location:                  USS Wisconsin

1 Waterside Drive

Norfolk, Virginia

 Program Time:        8:45 AM EDT

 Note:                          This event is pool coverage.

 Print: David Sherfinski, The Washington Times

 Broadcast: Janet Roach, WVEC, Hampton Roads

 Radio: Anne Marie Morgan, Virginia Public Radio


 Event:                        Mitt Romney Announces Vice Presidential Choice At USS Wisconsin

 Location:                  The Back Patio

Nauticus Museum

1 Waterside Drive

Norfolk, Virginia

 Pre-Set Time:          4:00 AM – 5:00 AM EDT

 Sweep Time:           5:00 AM – 7:00 AM EDT

 Doors Open:            7:00 AM EDT

 Invite Time:              8:45 AM EDT

 Program Time:        9:05 AM EDT

 Note:                          A valid media credential is required.