Marco Rubio Not Vetted By Mitt Romney For V.P.

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U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a rising Republican political star, is not being vetted by Mitt Romney for the Vice Presidential nomination, according to reports.

It was widely assumed that even if he didn't get the nod, Rubio, 41, would at least be on Romney's short list of possible V.P. picks for obvious reasons.

Young, charismatic and wildly popular with conservatives, he could also help Republicans win a key state (Florida) and make inroads with Hispanics.

Apparently Romney isn't looking at Rubio for the post, however.

Romney and Rubio

The first-term Senator has not been asked to complete any personal questionnaires or been asked to turn over any financial documents, insiders say.

It's been months since Romney named longtime aide Beth Myers to run his V.P. search, so it's unlikely she simply hasn't gotten to vetting Rubio yet.

Officially the Romney campaign has no comment, and Rubio has refused to make any sort of comment when it comes to vice presidential questions.

The news will be disappointing to some prominent conservatives who have been openly encouraging Romney not just consider, but pick Rubio.

Either way, Rubio has stumped for presumptive GOP nominee Romney, who frequently praises his younger counterpart on the campaign trail as well.

The 64-year-old Romney is polling about even with President Obama nationally and in key swing states such as Florida ahead of November's election.

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Yo, Uncle Festus! Time for the radical libs, gays, and racist minorities to "get outta Dodge"---Pronto! {Insert "Gunsmoke" music theme here} 'Member Sun-nite

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I gots to hand it 2 you lightining- you don't pull punches. I thought gays were supposed to be calm? Understanding? Damn that- I'm voting republican. Blacks & gays- you can dress them up but you can't take them anywhere. I'm tired of their twisted lifestyle. Punks!

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Yeah, I hear it alright. Their "agenda" does not resonate with the majority of Americans, but when you have the POTUS shufflin' out to the Rose Garden to make biased, not to mention ludicrous statements like..."My son would have looked like him (Trayvon)"....holding beer summits because he unsuccessfully tried to preempt a police investigation in Mass....because a liberal, black prof. was under investigation...it gives these radicals a megaphone to trumpet their views that most of us oppose. Throw in the underbelly tactics of the radical lefty groups and an umbrella (protection) from the DOJ and you can see exactly "what you're hearing". And it's best described as something akin to fingernails scratching across a blackboard.

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I am so sick of these people who cannot commit! These gay rights backers are looking dumber by the day. Romney is the Only clear choice. Damn anyone who vote Democrat & why did Obama invite the queers into the whitehouse. I cannot over look this any longer.

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@Eyes- Do you hear them? Do you see them? If Congress doesn't pass a bill- they say? It's all about them - Eyes! It's all about their selfish wants. What they are really saying is ... MY SOUL IS FOR SALE! Eyes- YOU SEE HOW QUITE THEY ARE? Their mixed racial gay protocol is raising its head! They don't know which way to go! They have spent a lifetime of bullshitting people and now there is no one left to Bullshit! Game over! When this is all over- we will remember!

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@ Mary....Republicans are only being "accused" of attacking Obama on race. No. The vast, vast majority of GOP members aren't doing that--it's the political ploy (one of many) that Obama's election machine is attempting to "throw-at-the-wall-and-see-what-sticks" to win votes. Folks are seeing through these ploys which is why if you look at the credible polls out there Obama is sinkin'. The biggest "thugs" that I see on the political horizon are those within the Obama Admin. It merely reflects where this man came from...a Midwestern city that has been known for decades and decades for it's political "thug" politics!!

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Wyatt u embaras to b american cuz of politics,o boy get a life.u must not love u too much.your mental problem goes deeper

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mary if congress dont pass a bill to stop my loan from doubling interest,I will change to democrat.

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Cont. TELL ME- is this how Gays behave! These are the same people Obama went to bat for regarding Gay Marriage and this is how these uncivilized gay animals act? You talk about swaying a vote by telling the truth? The truth about Race- Politics or anything else? Who are you trying to protect Mary? It damn sure ain't REAL AMERICANS! Let me let you in on a little something! Everyone already knows how they will vote! Blacks will vote for Obama and anyone with any sanity left will vote for Romney! Electoral votes is what they count! The rest- don't mean Jack. Unlike the 1st black 1st lady- This is the 1st time I'm embarrassed to be an American!

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@ Mary- You have Completly lost your mind! Any fool that voted for this disgraceful excuse for a president should never be allowed to vote again! ! In a week Mary- In a week! Obama's Fast and Furious destruction has left a mother & father with no answer as to what happened to their son! Obama has but one chance to set things straight and all he does his protect his civil rights attorney general Holder. A Border Agent working for the government to protect YOU MARY-YOU - is treated as if his life meant nothing yet Obama will take time out to speak on TRAYVON! DISGRACEFUL! Then- HIS FOLLOWING OF GAYS FROM PHILLY- THEY GO TO THE WHITEHOUSE OF ALL PLACES - STAND IN FRONT of the REAGAN AND BUSH POTRAITS AND GIVE THEM THE FINGER! Are you kidding me?