Erin McPike's 'close examination of the [Romney] campaign's activity' at RealClearPolitics suggests four leading contenders for Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick—former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty, Ohio senator Rob Portman, Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan, and Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal.
"There is a group of individuals who are radical jihadists. We need to call them by name. They believe it is OK to kill people in the name of their religion. It is not all of Islam. It is not all Muslims. But there is a subgroup who believe it is OK. In fact, it is their plan and design to kill people.", Tim Pawlenty
Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty at Pro - LIFE rally, speaking at the capitol in Saint Paul. The 39th Governor's wife is Mary. Pawlenty's have 2-daughters, Anna & Mara, both have attended Minnehaha (Christian) Academy, in South Minneapolis.