A conservative group launched Monday with one goal in mind: drafting Republican Congressman Mike Pence of Indiana to run for president in 2012.
Can he do it? The AP suggests it may be too late:
Should Pence enter the contest, he would face an uphill climb. Few Americans have heard of him and better known potential Republican candidates — like former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, or former Alaska governor Sarah Palin — already have organized fundraising operations.
Pence plainly is making a splash in Republican circles. At this point, I'd be quite surprised if he didn't run.Remember this speech? Great stuff: