Minn.'s Pawlenty Was First Runner-up for Veep Pick, Report Says
The report names the other four finalists as: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, former Pennsylvania governor Tom Ridge, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romey and U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, a Democrat turned Independent from Connecticut.
The Post, relying on unnamed sources, said that Palin disclosed her 17-year-old daughter's pregnancy in a meeting with the head of McCain's vetting team last Wednesday in Arizona, the day before McCain offered her the vice-presidential spot.
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