Business Insider runs down the top prospects. They think Marco Rubio and Rob Portman are the top choices, but some other surprises inlcude Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez.
Not surprisingly, members of the U.S. Senate think the pick should come from their own ranks, which likely means Rubio or Portman. John Thune and Kelly Ayotte are also on the list.
Via The Hill:
Senators think a senator would make the best vice presidential pick for Mitt Romney, several of them told The Hill.
Their reasoning: senators’ ability to serve as president; the selection could help Romney in swing states; it would avoid a Sarah Palin-like situation; and having a senator on the ticket could help Republicans win back control of the upper chamber.