Axelrod said if Romney picks Ohio Sen. Rob Portman as his running mate, it wouldn’t affect the Obama campaign’s strategy for competing there. He added that if anything, Portman’s ties to the Bush administration’s economic policies — he was a Bush budget director and trade representative — would reinforce that Romney wants to return to the Bush policies.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.