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Who's ruling out a 2016 bid?

Who's ruling out a 2016 bid?
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POSTED: Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 12:02pm

UPDATED: Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 10:05am

On CNN's "State of the Union," four governors were asked Sunday whether they want to rule out a presidential bid.

Republican Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana, considered a dark horse for the 2016 presidential race, didn't directly answer the question.

"I haven't spent one second thinking about any job other than the one I was hired to do," he told CNN's chief political correspondent, Candy Crowley.

For his answer, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who's openly considering a 2016 presidential run, simply said "no."

The outgoing Republican governor, who ran in the GOP presidential primary last cycle, is heading to Iowa again next week, sparking further speculation that he has his eyes on another national campaign. Perry also visited the state, which holds the first presidential primary contest, in November.

Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Missouri, said he's focused on his job as governor, adding that he's hopeful former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton jumps in.

"We'll look forward to working with her, but we really do have a lot to get done in the next three years in the Show-Me State," he said.

Democratic Gov. Dan Malloy of Connecticut was more direct in his response: "I am not going to be a candidate for president."

Malloy is eligible to run for re-election this year but has not announced whether he plans to seek another term

The governors are in Washington for the annual winter meeting of the National Governors Association. 

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deaf, the only chance you have at president of anything is probably quite limited...but, if Texas secedes, if the new United State of Texas needs to find someone to head the new government who hates government, opposing opinions, gun critics, elitists, and so much more, you're their man!! Can't even reach out a million miles to conjure up an image of you, or anyone even a close second to you..., as president of the US...Democratic change WILL come in '14 and '16.

Repubs need new younger candidates who have conservative views... Trey Gowdy (Tenn) comes to mind... I can't wait to go to the Tx Rep. Convention to hear some fresh ideas. We need definite plans to combat liberals who seem to have the upper hand with social media, msm and talking points. Fight fire with fire or Texas will end up a purple state and Wendy Davis as governor. I urge all voters to research her history and not rely on msm for info. VOTE to keep TX Republican!

Republican passage of a pathway to amnesty, and that nifty little debt ceiling vote with senate republicans last week could actually rouse the anger of the Bubba vote. But it usually takes extensive therapy for people with Stockholm syndrome to think rationally. Follow the money trail. It's the only thing in Washington that tells the truth. Look up campaign finance records for your senators and congressman. Both sides are dirty.

Perry who proved himself too ignorant to run (drunken speech in NH, accusing Ben Bernanke with treason, oop's moment when he forgot his economic plan on TV) will not be offered the Wall Street (Forbes) money to split Ron Paul's Texas vote since Paul is not running. I foresee the same old tactic of 10 GOP candidates in an extrapolated Primary running against the New World Order/Ms. NATO. The deciding vote will be made like always in a battleground state by pre-programed electronic voting machines

The Honorable Gov from Texas doesn't have a snowflake's chance in July to win the primary. Why? The T-party is evaporating in the 2014 mid-terms. It will be totally gone in 2015. Plus- good ol' boy Cruz is hungry for it and the two of them will cut each other to ribbons. Good luck to them both.

Yankee Blowhard, you parrot the media's narrative, one that wishes the TEA Party was gone. Cruz, a Canadian is not eligible and Conservatives won't cheat America with another Kenyan/mongrel/ community organizer @ Paul, google the National Assoc/ of Social Workers and see how far up Obamas anal vortex these people are. Forty years ago the FBI would be investigating them as "subversives". I believe ACORN hides under the ruse of social workers also.

But hey folks.... even I have not ruled out running for president!

So why should any of them rule it out?

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