"Governor Daniels has emerged as one of our nation’s leading voices for reform and common sense in government." — Speaker of the House John Boehner
"The onetime Reagan White House political director and Bush White House budget chief is not your run-of-the-mill intellectual. His style is to be down- home, but his record of accomplishment is dazzling."
— David S. Broder, The Washington Post
"He’s one of the brightest governors in America."
— New Jersey Governor Chris Christie
"[Daniels is] the rare politician telling it like it is…I would pay cash money to watch him debate Obama on these issues, and I suspect the Republic would be much the better for it."
— Joe Klein, Time
"Mitch is the only one who sees the stark perils and will offer real detailed proposals…He would be the anti-Obama.
— Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush
"A principled but practical conservative who respects the intelligence of voters and would rather get something done than score political points."
— Steven Pearlstein, The Washington Post
"He does not tweet…But he is good at one thing in particular: governing."
— The Economist