LeMieux's Holding Pattern: Appointed and outgoing Sen. George LeMieux (R) provided no hints at a luncheon Monday about whether he'll challenge Sen. Bill Nelson (D)in 2012. LeMieux is looking at the race, which is drawing widespread Republican attention since Sen.-elect Marco Rubio's (R) comfortable win there this year. Per the Palm Beach Daily News: "[O]n the question of whether LeMieux, a Republican, will challenge U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in 2012 -- he was mum. 'We're thinking it over and we're talking about it, and we'll make a decision pretty soon,' LeMieux said." http://bit.ly/i52LWF Don't Miss: On Monday, we linked to the Des Moines Register's list of top Iowa operatives for the 2012 presidential race. Now, Republican strategist Wesley Donehue provides the list for South Carolina: http://bit.ly/fv5mjR
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