INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Democratic Indiana House Speaker John Gregg will
run for governor in 2012. Gregg filed paperwork Monday to create an
exploratory committee for the governor’s race. Public relations consultant
Steve Campbell, who is working with Gregg, told The Associated Press that
Gregg plans an official campaign kickoff later.
Gregg called all 92 county chairmen over the weekend to tell them he’s
Gregg is known for his vibrant personality and quick wit.
Many Democrats believe he’s the party’s best hope for a shot at claiming the
governor’s office in 2012.
Gregg says Hoosiers are tired of “divisive politics” and want someone who
can bring people together. That’s a dig at Republican front-runner U.S. Rep.
whom Democrats are trying to portray as too conservative for mainstream