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5 Top Republicans Still Pushing For Marco Rubio

The Florida Senator has slid off Mitt Romney's official short list. But his vocal, and powerful, supporters haven't stopped lobbying for him.

Posted on July 31, 2012, at 12:28 p.m. ET

1. Rudy Giuliani:"He is someone who could excite the right wing of the Republican Party... I would suggest Marco Rubio"

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2. Jeb Bush says he personally lobbied Romney to pick Rubio.

3. Karl Rove

4. Terry Branstad:"Well, Marco Rubio sounds pretty good to me."

5. Mitch McConnell

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