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Mitch Daniels Won't Run in 2012

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels announced in an email early Sunday morning that he would not be a Republican candidate for president in 2012, the New York Times reports. He cited family concerns as the main reason.

Posted: Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 10:40am

Daniels: I'm Not Running

Daniels, in a statement, said he won’t make a bid for president because of opposition from his family – hesitance from his wife, Cheri, had long been seen as the primary reason the governor wouldn’t enter the race.   

Posted: Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 9:40am

Mideast, Economics High on the Agenda as Obama Heads to Europe

The longest European trip of his presidency will take Obama to France, Ireland, the U.K., and Poland.

Posted: Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 9:40am

Daniels: I'm Not Running

In a surprise middle-of-the-night announcement that rocks the 2012 Republican presidential field, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels announced Sunday morning he is not running for president.

Posted: Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 9:40am

AP: Mitch Daniels Says He Will Not Seek 2012 GOP Nomination

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels announced he will not run for president in an early Sunday morning e-mail, the AP reports.

Posted: Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 6:40am

Palin's Rumored New Home in Arizona Revives 2012 Speculation

Sarah Palin has deliberately left the question as to whether or not she will run in 2012 open. For those who believe a bid for the GOP nomination is still a possibility for her, The Arizona Republic provides some further evidence: after months of rumors, Palin may have purchased a house in Scotsdale, Arizona.

Posted: Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 9:40pm

Expert Blog: Granholm on the Future Energy Sustainability

This week, former Democratic governor of Michigan, Jennifer Granholm, senior adviser to the Pew Clean Energy Program, asked National Journal's energy experts, "If the easiest way to diminish anxiety at the pump is to make cars go farther on a tank of gas, shouldn't we pursue the highest possible standard? What role can hybrids and electric vehicles play in reducing emissions and improving transportation efficiencies?" Read the experts' responses, including Granholm's.

Posted: Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 5:40pm

Introducing Herman Cain, the Lovable GOP Candidate

Herman Cain, the Atlanta businessman and Godfather's pizza magnate, officially announced his presidential candidacy to more than 10,000 supporters in Atlanta’s Centennial Park on Saturday, Politico reports.

Posted: Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 5:40pm

TEXT: Jon Huntsman's Speech to Southern N.H. University Class of 2011

Talk about putting somebody on the spot. The only announcement I have here today is to say is that your President, President LeBlanc looks pretty, pretty darn studly in the bling that he's got around his neck.

Posted: Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 4:40pm

TEXT: Jon Hunstman's Speech to Southern N.H. University Class of 2011

Talk about putting somebody on the spot. The only announcement I have here today is to say is that your President, President LeBlanc looks pretty, pretty darn studly in the bling that he's got around his neck.

Posted: Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 2:40pm