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McDonnell Would Consider Vice Presidency If Asked

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    While not campaigning for the job, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said he would consider running for vice president if asked.

    McDonnell -- often mentioned as a possible Mitt Romney running mate -- was asked on WTOP’s “Ask the Governor” program whether he would consider accepting an offer to run.

    "I'm not looking for it,” he said. “I'm not asking for it. I've got a great job, as you know, but I think any public servant, if the nominee comes and says, 'You can help my party and country,' of course, of course you consider it."

    Meanwhile, McDonnell's political action committee is planning an advertising campaign to highlight his successes.

    The Washington Post reported the PAC bought almost $400,000 in air time on broadcast and cable in Virginia's major media markets. The ads will run on several stations in Washington, including WRC.