Could a new candidate shake up the Republican race for the nomination?
There are 11 Republicans running for the presidential nomination in 2012. But some people in the party don't seem to think that's enough.
The names of New Jersey governor Chris Christie and Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan keep popping up even though both men have said time and time again that they aren't interested in the presidential race.
The continued search for Mr. Right is nothing new for Republicans. Back in 2008, there was huge excitement for former Tennessee senator Fred Thompson who entered the race late -- casting himself as a savior for a downtrodden Republican party. He turned out to be a huge bust.
And it's not just Republicans who pine for the candidates they can't have. In the early days of 2008, there was constant chatter about the possibility of former vice president Al Gore getting into the race. And in 2004, retired General Wes Clark spent months listening to a steady drumbeat for him to getRead More »from The Fast Fix: Surprise candidate?