June 21, 2011 Lady Liberty makes a nice backdrop for a presidential announcement. But can a little-known candidate capture the GOP nomination without introducing himself to the nation in the Iowa caucuses?
June 21, 2011 In the first speech of his official presidential campaign, Huntsman declared he would disagree with President Obama as well his fellow Republicans competing to oust the president, without demonizing them. He also offers a dual vision of America — one dire, the other upbeat.
May 9, 2011 The conventional wisdom on Jon Huntsman, former U.S. ambassador to China and ex-Utah governor, is that if he should announce a run for the Republican presidential nomination, his candidacy would readily be sunk by the WOE (Was Obama's Emissary) factor. That could be too simplistic.
May 1, 2011 After losing an election for senior class president, the former Utah governor and U.S. ambassador to China dropped out of high school and joined a rock band — not your typical path into Republican presidential politics. But friends and colleagues say Huntsman hasn't often done things by the book.