Mitt Romney to Announce Candidate for Vice-President

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US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is to reveal his choice for running mate in the November election on Saturday, his campaign says.

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney waves to people gathered across the street as he leaves a finance event in New York August 9, 2012.

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is to reveal his choice for running mate in the November election on Saturday, his campaign says.

The Republican vice-presidential candidate will be unveiled at an event in Norfolk, Virginia, at 09:00 EDT (13:00 GMT).

Congressmen Rob Portman and Paul Ryan as well as former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty are said to be on the shortlist.

The campaign has not given any names.