Rubio ‘honored’ by tea party’s VP nod



‘The only surprise is that he led the other excellent candidates by such a wide margin’

Published: 13 hours ago

(ABC News) Sen. Marco Rubio today got the nod to be the 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee — from the nation’s largest Tea Party group, not Mitt Romney.

The Florida senator — the only Republican whom Romney has confirmed is being vetted for a #2 spot on the ticket — was the top preferred choice of thousands of surveyed Tea Party Express members, the group announced today. Read More…