The Fight for the Vice President Slot Begins in the GOP
4.16.2012—It’s getting clear that Mitt Romney is the front-runner of the 2012 republican election, with dogged rival Rick Santorum suspending his campaign last week. Less clear is who will the former Massachusetts governor choose as his candidate for Vice President. David Rothschild speculated on data from PredictWise on who has the greatest chance to get the VP nod from Romney in his article for Yahoo!News. Here, Boxfish shows how often PredictWise’s top 5 congress-members likely to get the VP nod were discussed on TV in the last week (Wisconsin house rep. Paul Ryan, New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Florida senator Marco Rubio, Ohio senator Rob Portman and Virginia governor Bob McDonnell).