Republican presidential hopeful headed for a campaign stop Saturday at in Manassas, VA, on a bus tour of "blue" states that did not include Maryland.
Romney announced Saturday morning in Norfolk that he selected .
joined Romney and Ryan at the campaign stop at the USS Wisconsin, a retired battleship that is now a museum.
Romney's tour stopped at Randolph-Macon college in Ashland, VA, and Manassas was to be his final bus stop on Saturday. The bus tour will continue on to North Carolina, Florida and Ohio Sunday through Tuesday.
Virginia is considered a battleground state in the 2012 presidential election.
The Republican National Convention will be Aug. 27-30 in Tampa, FL, where the GOP presidential nominee pick will become official.
Maryland is a reliably Democratic state for presidential candidates and was most recently visited by President Obama for a and a campaign event in Baltimore with Gov. Martin O'Malley.
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