CPAC breaks out its preliminary list of speakers for their 2013 conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in National Harbor, Md. Please note, the announcement says these are the invited speakers. They’re not a done deal. So sad, no Herman Cain?

The List: Jeb Bush, former Governor (R-FL), Ted Cruz, U.S. Senator-Elect (R-TX), Jim DeMint, U.S. Senator (R-SC), Susana Martinez, Governor (R-NM), Ron Paul, U.S. Representative (R-TX), Marco Rubio, U.S. Senator (R-FL), Paul Ryan, U.S. Representative (R-WI), and Tim Scott, U.S. Senator-Designate (R-SC).

Journalists and bloggers can sign up to register on Feb. 1.