WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) – Now that Mitt Romney’s path is clear, when it comes to selecting a running mate Florida Senator Marco Rubio feels it would be wise for a “all Republicans to kind of respect that process, myself included.”

Rubio said he’s heard all the talk about joining a ticket with Romney, but until now, the talk theoretical.
The Cuban-American and freshman lawmaker says Romney has made good decisions in his business and political career and “he’s going to make a great choice” for a running mate.

Rubio tells CNN’s “State of the Union” that he’s not going to discuss the search any more. He says the last thing Romney needs is to have “us in the peanut gallery … saying what we would or would not do.”

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