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Cain: Gingrich Is Running For President

Businessman Herman Cain may have just let the cat out of the bag for his friend and political role model, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

Cain, who's slated to address CPAC at 4:30 today, told Hotline on Call that Gingrich has purchased office space in Atlanta that will serve as headquarters for a presidential campaign that Cain says is all but official.

"He's in the race," Cain said unequivocally. "Look, he's already bought space. I live in Atlanta, and I've got my spies out. He's running."

Cain had previously told Hotline on Call that Gingrich and Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) are the two potential candidates whom he could support for president. But surprisingly, Cain said Gingrich entering the race will encourage -- not deter -- him from doing the same.

"Newt will help elevate the debate and the discourse," Cain said. "With Newt Gingrich and Herman Cain up there on that debate stage, we're gonna be bringing the red meat. I don't want to be up there against three people who are using same, old political rhetoric. That doesn't bode well for the Republican Party."

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