ABC: 12 Candidates Who Might Challenge Obama: Ron Paul is one!Submitted by SteveMT on Mon, 01/25/2010 - 17:37
The list includes the usual suspects, but Ron Paul is also included in this MSM piece.
2012 Election: Twelve GOP Candidates Who Might Challenge Obama
The Pros and Cons of a Dozen Republicans Who Might Run for President in the Next Election
By TEDDY DAVIS
Jan. 25, 2010
The 2012 presidential election is years away, but there is already a growing crop of Republicans who are toying with the idea of seeking the GOP's presidential nomination.
The first test will come April 8-11 when the Southern Republican Leadership Conference will hold a widely attended cattle call in New Orleans, which several potential GOP presidential candidates are expected to attend.
ABC News spoke with strategists, Republican Party officials and conservative leaders to narrow down the list of GOP candidates who seem the most committed to taking back the White House.
Here's a look at a dozen Republicans whose names have emerged as possible contenders to take on President Obama in 2012. In the end, not all of these Republicans will run. But as of today, they seem like the 12 best bets to get into the race.