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Huntsman For Prez, still?

Jon Huntsman’s camp — more specifically, his daughter — is doing little to distance itself from the suggestion that Huntsman might head up the third-party Americans Elect Party.

Americans Elect is a non-partisan organization that has qualified for a spot on the presidential ballot in 18 states. The group plans to nominate its candidate through online voting.

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Inquiries to Huntsman’s former campaign were referred to Abby Livingston, Huntsman’s daughter, who was taking questions.

Asked if her father had expressed a willingness to accept the Americans Elect nomination, she offered a vague response: "Not that I know of. However, as you know, anything could happen this cycle."

The blog, Ballot Access News, reported Wednesday that an unnamed source within Americans Elect had indicated that Huntsman, a Republican, would be open to running with former Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh, a Democrat.

So far, Huntsman is second among potential "draft" candidates — those who are not seeking the nomination — trailing Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul.

-- Thomas Burr & Robert Gehrke



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