One Republican’s View of What Lies Ahead

Posted April 25, 2009 at 12:00am

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty
South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin
Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee
Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman
Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.
Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev.
Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind.

Political consultant Matt Mackowiak is a former press secretary to two U.S. senators who divides his time between Washington and Austin. He is not working for any of the presidential hopefuls.