Pawlenty Brings Book Tour To New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is wrapping up his national book tour with stops in his home state and two other states that play a key role in the presidential nominating process, Iowa and New Hampshire.

About 100 people showed up at the Barnes and Nobles store in Manchester Monday, where Pawlenty spent an hour signing copies of his book, “Courage to Stand: An American Story.” He’ll return to Minnesota later this week before heading to Iowa next weekend.

Among the Republicans sizing up 2012 campaigns, Pawlenty joins former Govs. Sarah Palin of Alaska, Mike Huckabee of Arkansas and Mitt Romney of Massachusetts as well as former House Speaker Newt Gingrich with books on store shelves.

Pawlenty has said to expect his decision on the campaign by March.

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