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Daniels: No word on White House run until April

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Republican Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says politicians thinking about the next election in 2012 should "stifle" themselves for a while.

Daniels says there's plenty of work to be done in the legislative session and says he won't make any comments about a possible White House bid until at least April when the session ends.

Reporters asked Daniels Thursday about Indiana Republican Rep. Mike Pence, who is stepping down from a House leadership position as he considers his future. Pence has been named as a possible presidential or gubernatorial candidate in 2012, and Daniels says he's a great guy.

But Daniels is asking anyone thinking of running for office in 2012 to be quiet it about it for the next several months and focus on current duties.

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  • Mitch should shut up himself
    Mich should "stifle" himself Period. What a looser and poor excuse for an man in office. Full of corruption, kickbacks, and special sweetheart deals on the backs of the citizens--mostly the elderly, children, sick and the unemployed.
  • Hey Mitch
    If you want to think about being President start with writing a check to the Fair Finance trustee for the hundreds of thousands in what you KNOW is cash stolen from the life savings of thousands of elderly Ohio victims.

    You will never be President if you don't. We promise.

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