Published: May 24, 2011
In this May 21, 2012, photo, possible 2012 presidential hopeful, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to a group of small business owners on the economy during a visit to Meetze plumbing in Irmo, S.C. In the Republican field, Romney is clearly the man to beat. Long before the GOP's first primaries, with Mitch Daniels out, others, including Tim Pawlenty and Jon Huntsman, still have hopes.