John Thune: The GOP's Answer to Obama?

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Matt Lewis Politics Daily

While names like Palin, Romney and Huckabee get most of the attention when it comes to 2012 presidential speculation, a dark horse may be rising out of the Great Plains.

South Dakota Sen. John Thune has $5.5 million in the bank, a handsome face, hoop skills that rival the president's and an upward trajectory in the U.S. Senate.

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