One of Obama's biggest endorsements from 2008, former Republican Secretary of State Colin Powell, is declining to support him again. Or at least he won't endorse him just yet:
Retired Gen. Colin Powell is not prepared to back President Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential campaign.
The former secretary of state under former President George W. Bush endorsed then-candidate Obama in the 2008 election, but said Sunday on CNN's “State of the Union” that he will wait to make a decision on whom to support in the next presidential election.↓ Continue Reading Below
Given how Powell is reticent to be overly partisan this isn't all that surprising. However, as Beltway establishment weathervane this doesn't bode well for the President.