This weekend will kick off 2 Republican campaigns, those of businessman and radio host Herman Cain and former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty.
Cain will be holding a rally this Saturday in Atlanta where he will make his candidacy official. Report on Cain from Atlanta Business Chronicle:
Georgian Herman Cain plans to announce during a rally Saturday at Centennial Olympic Park he’s officially in the 2012 presidential race, according to Cain’s website.
Cain is a former Atlanta-based radio host, former chief executive of Godfather’s Pizza, and former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He joins fellow Georgian Newt Gingrich in seeking the office.
The rally is from noon until 3 p.m.. The event is free and open to the public.
Cain’s stock has been rising recently in many GOP circles.
Tim Pawlenty plans to make his candidacy official on Monday at a Town Hall Metting in Des Moines, Iowa. Report on Pawlenty from Fox News: