WASHINGTON -- According to NBC News, Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick is Rep. Paul Ryan from Wisconsin.
Romney's campaign confirmed he will announce his running mate Saturday morning in Norfolk, Va.
The campaign says the announcement will be in front of the U.S.S. Wisconsin -- the home state for Ryan, the chairman of the House Budget Committee.
NBC News also reported Friday night that Ohio Rep. Rob Portman and former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty have been notified that Ryan is Romney's pick. Both were believed to be on Romney's short-list for VP.
In a statement issued Friday night, the Romney campaign said the running mate would be revealed at 9 a.m. EDT at the Nauticus Museum. Romney is kicking off a four-day bus tour through swing states.
Romney’s choice comes as he tries to repair an image damaged by negative Democratic advertising and shift the trajectory of a campaign that’s seen him lose ground to President Barack Obama.
The vice presidential selection will dominate headlines, and Romney’s team has been relentlessly teasing the announcement for weeks.