Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is joining those urging former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to try for the presidency in 2016. Dayton on Thursday signed onto the “Ready for Hillary” group that is trying to lay the groundwork for a Clinton campaign. She hasn’t said whether she will make a second try for the White House.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan says he won’t run for president next year.
A columnist for the site The Daily Beast labeled ex-Gov. Tim Pawlenty “boring, bland and unknown” and then goes on to argue that he could in fact win the GOP nomination.