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11:24 AM, Jan 24, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The New York Times writes about Indiana governor Mitch Daniels, who will give the Republican response to the State of the Union address tonight, and reports: 

A new online petition drive was launched Saturday night by the Web site William Kristol, editor of the conservative Weekly Standard and one of Mr. Daniels’s most vocal cheerleaders, posted a picture of the motorcycle-riding governor on his blog this weekend under the headline, “A Candidate to Be Drafted Later?”

Some Republicans see a scenario where Mr. Gingrich triumphs in the Florida primary, igniting an effort to lure someone like Mr. Daniels or former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida into the race as a foil to the former speaker.

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