As we get deeper into the summer, time is running short for the Romney campaign to pick a VP. But who will it be? Will it be a long-time member of the Republican establishment, or could it be (as Reid Wilson wrote) one of the new "young, attractive, and articulate spokesmen for the conservative cause?"
Here's a look at some of the people that could have a shot at joining the GOP's presidential ticket.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio(DENNIS COOK/AP)
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.(AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie(CHARLES DHARAPAK/AP)
Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H.(Richard A. Bloom)
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal(AP Photo/Tim Mueller)
Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez(AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan,File)
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval(AP Photo/Cathleen Allison)