August 11, 2012, 9:15am ET
Mitt Romney made the announcement official- Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is his 2012 running mate. Governor Romney and Paul Ryan appeared together for the first time as running mates at a campaign event in Norfolk, Virginia.
7:00 am, ET
As was previously reported, the Romney Campaign made the official announcement via a new mobile app that Paul Ryan was indeed Governor Romney’s running mate for the 2012 Election.
August 11, 2012 , 12:00 midnight:
After much speculation about when the announcement for GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s Vice Presidential pick will come, the campaign has announced that he will announce his choice at 8:45 am ET tomorrow morning, Saturday, August 11 in Norfolk, Virginia.
According to sources, the finalists for the Vice Presidential choice has come down to:
Paul Ryan, Marco Rubio, Tim Pawlenty, Chris Christie, Rob Portman and an “unnamed wild card”.
His official campaign press release states that Governor Romney will kick off “The Romney Plan For A Stronger Middle Class” bus tour after the official announcement is made, and he and his running mate will attend rallies in Ashland and Manassas in the afternoon.