Looks like Palin?

Win McNamee/Getty Images With Tim Pawlenty and Mitt Romney apparently out of the running for the McCain VP pick, the buzz this morning is all about Alaska governor Sarah Palin. NBC’s Tim Harwood got a tip from a senior republican strategist and adds some more intriguing details below: A Gulfstream IV from Anchorage, Alaska, flew ...

By , a former associate editor at Foreign Policy.
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With Tim Pawlenty and Mitt Romney apparently out of the running for the McCain VP pick, the buzz this morning is all about Alaska governor Sarah Palin. NBC's Tim Harwood got a tip from a senior republican strategist and adds some more intriguing details below:

A Gulfstream IV from Anchorage, Alaska, flew into Middletown Regional Airport in Butler County near Cincinnati about 10:15 p.m. Thursday, said Rich Bevis, airport manager.

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With Tim Pawlenty and Mitt Romney apparently out of the running for the McCain VP pick, the buzz this morning is all about Alaska governor Sarah Palin. NBC’s Tim Harwood got a tip from a senior republican strategist and adds some more intriguing details below:

A Gulfstream IV from Anchorage, Alaska, flew into Middletown Regional Airport in Butler County near Cincinnati about 10:15 p.m. Thursday, said Rich Bevis, airport manager.

He said several people came off the plane, including a woman and two teens, but there was no confirmation of who was aboard. “They were pretty much hustled off.

They came right down the ramp, jumped in some vans here and off they went,” Bevis said. “It was all hush, hush.”

McCain is announcing his pick today in Dayton, Ohio. Marc Ambinder has lots more.

Update: CNN confirms it. 

Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @joshuakeating

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