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Rubio biographer lists his potential drawbacks as a VP candidate

On Tuesday's edition of The Last Word, Manuel Roig-Franzia, author of The Rise of Marco Rubio, listed the biggest potential pitfalls for possible vice

On Tuesday's edition of The Last Word, Manuel Roig-Franzia, author of The Rise of Marco Rubio, listed the biggest potential pitfalls for possible vice presidential candidate Marco Rubio.

The Republican senator from Florida is reportedly being "thoroughly vetted" to be Romney's running mate, but Roig-Franzia noted some potential issues that might hurt his chances. Those included:

Earlier in the day, it had been rumored that Rubio was not being seriously vetted for the nomination. Mitt Romney later denied this.