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Fallin not being vetted to be VP
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Fallin not being vetted to be VP

Fallin not being vetted to be VP
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Gov. Mary Fallin speaks with KRMG at the GOP Presidential Primary watch party in Oklahoma City, Mar. 6, 2012

Fallin not being vetted to be VP

With Mitt Romney's wife saying he might be looking for a female running mate, and with Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin being an increasingly more prominent female Republican leader on the national scene, it begs a question.

Is Fallin a possible candidate for Vice President?

The answer appears to be no, according to her office, which says as far as they know, she's not being vetted by the Romney campaign.

"It's fun to talk about, it's certainly nice that Oklahoma is getting some attention, but the Governor's focus continues to be on Oklahoma and on her work here, " said Fallin spokesman Alex Weintz.

He said it's flattering for both her and the state and give her a chance to trumpet some of Oklahoma's attributes.

"Y'know we've got one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, one of the highest job-creation rates," he said.  "So those are things she gets to highlight on a national stage when these questions come up."

Fallin's name was mentioned by a political analyst recently on Good Morning America during a discussion on some of Romney's potential V.P. picks.

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