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Chris Christie to deliver keynote speech at GOP convention

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By Doug Powers  •  July 18, 2012 01:21 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

Just in from NBC News via Twitchy:

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will deliver the keynote address at next month’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL.

NBC News’ Jamie Gangel reported Wednesday that Christie would be afforded the plum speaking slot at the convention, a gig that sometimes serves as a launching pad for political figures with ambitions of higher office.

The selection of Christie, though, would seem to suggest that Christie is not likely the choice by Mitt Romney to serve as the GOP’s vice presidential nominee. Typically, the keynote speaker is separate from the vice presidential nominee, who, like the presidential nominee, speaks on separate nights.

No convention keynote speaker in recent memory has also been the GOP’s vice presidential nominee, so there’s almost certainly now one less person on the list of running mate possibilities.

After Christie’s keynote, reporters should feel free to ask follow-up questions at their own risk.

**Written by Doug Powers

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