There's growing speculation in high and low places that former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice could be the Vice Presidential running mate for whomever gets the Republican Presidential nomination next year.
After threatening to leave the Republican Party because of what he said is the anti-immigrant sentiments expressed by Tea Party members and GOP presidential candidates, a Texas Republican leader has switched parties.
It's reported that Governor Rick Perry intends to use a speech in South Carolina on Saturday to make clear that he's running for President. Sources close to Perry say he will remove any doubt about his White House intentions in an appearance at a RedState conference in Charleston.
A new Gallup poll indicates if the Presidential election were held today, nearly half of all registered voters would vote for a nameless "generic" Republican before they would vote for President Barack Obama.