Pataki Considering 2012 Run

Sources say announcement could come next week
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 21, 2011 1:19 PM CDT
Former New York Governor George Pataki Considering 2012 Run for President
Former New York Republican Governor George Pataki speaks during a news conference at the National Press Club September 8, 2010 in Washington, DC.   (Getty Images)

Add another name to the list of possible 2012 presidential contenders: George Pataki, former governor of New York, is seriously considering a run, a spokesperson confirms to NY1. Sources say he could announce as early as next week. Pataki, a critic of President Obama’s health care overhaul, left office in 2007. (Read more George Pataki stories.)

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