With convention speakers named, Romney’s VP list appears to narrow – CNN Political Ticker – CNN.com Blogs.

 Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley – three women rumored to be under consideration as Mitt Romney’s running mate – will have high profile speaking roles at the Republican National Convention, organizers will announce Monday.

The naming of the three women most likely means that Romney’s campaign is no longer vetting their backgrounds, if they ever did.