Scratch one name off the list of possible 2012 Republican presidential contenders: conservative favorite Jim DeMint.
DeMint, a South Carolina senator and chairman of the Senate Conservatives Fund, is opting instead to focus on helping elect more conservatives to the Senate, the Washington Post reported Thursday.The full story is HERE.
On the other hand:
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is likely to form a presidential exploratory committee, two advisers said Thursday. The committee could be formed as soon as May but no later than June.
"The size and enthusiasm of the crowds she has been attracting is very encouraging,” said Ed Brookover, a consultant to Bachmann. “The voters are telling her to keep pushing forward with her fight to stop this unparalleled growth of government.”The full story is HERE.
What about Vice-President? Oh, that's right, you don't run for that, do you?