2012 Campaign

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Ryan, Clinton Press Presidential Case In Minn.

Minnesota got a late burst of attention Sunday from the two presidential campaigns, as former President Bill Clinton stumped for the Obama campaign in St. Cloud while Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan rallied at the Minneapolis airport.

11/04/2012

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Sandy Rains On Campaign 2012

Like Hurricane Sandy, the presidential campaign is changing course by the hour, as President Obama and Mitt Romney each search for the right tone, while toning down the rhetoric.

10/29/2012

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Gov. Pawlenty Reviews Romney Visit To State

Former Governor Tim Pawlenty talked about candidate Mitt Romney’s visit to Eagan among other campaign news on WCCO Radio Thursday morning.

02/02/2012

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Paul Gambles On Caucus States To Amass Delegates

Ron Paul is rolling the dice on Nevada and other caucus states like Minnesota, Kansas and Washington, hoping to keep his nontraditional presidential campaign alive by amassing Republican delegates rather than notching outright wins.

02/02/2012

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GOP’s Bachmann Limps To Iowa Caucus Finish Line

Encountering small crowds and fresh viability questions, Republican Michele Bachmann slogged into the final weekend of Iowa caucus campaigning Friday looking for any spark to her flagging bid.

12/30/2011

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In Pursuit, GOP Contenders Rumble Through Iowa

Three Republican presidential candidates, each claiming to be the truly conservative alternative to Mitt Romney, are launching bus tours Tuesday through this early nominating state.

12/27/2011

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Politico Reporter Details Republican Campaigns In Iowa

Politico campaign 2012 reporter James Hohmann talked about the latest Republican efforts to gain support in Iowa

12/14/2011

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Herman Cain’s New Campaign Ad

Herman Cain has released a new campaign ad that has a different style.

10/26/2011

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Bachmann: I’m A ‘Real Person,’ Not A Politician

Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann says she’s not a politician but a real person.

08/10/2011

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GOP’s Pawlenty Settles In For Extended NH Swing

Republican Tim Pawlenty is building in three days of campaigning in New Hampshire ahead of a nationally televised presidential candidate debate in the opening primary state.

06/10/2011

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty speaks at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Event March 7, 2011 in Waukee, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Esme’s Blog: Boring, Bland And A Winner?

A columnist for the site The Daily Beast labeled ex-Gov. Tim Pawlenty “boring, bland and unknown” and then goes on to argue that he could in fact win the GOP nomination.

05/23/2011

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Pawlenty Hopes To Turn Bootstrap Story To Favor

When Tim and Mary Pawlenty step out for date night, the fine dining can be a sandwich over a garbage can at a Minnesota Wild game. His ride since leaving the governor’s office is a used Ford Escape. His house is a trim two-story like millions of others in American suburbs.

05/21/2011

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Pawlenty Hits Up Home-State Donors For 2012 Cash

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty tried to keep fundraising expectations in check Wednesday for his upcoming Republican presidential campaign, saying he simply needs enough money to run a “Buick”-type campaign.

05/18/2011

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CNN Reporter Details Bachmann-Lenscrafter Story

CNN host Anderson Cooper provides an update about GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann’s use of LensCrafters in her political rhetoric.

04/14/2011

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty speaks at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Event March 7, 2011 in Waukee, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Pawlenty To Run 2012 Campaign From Mpls. High-Rise

Republican Tim Pawlenty’s nascent presidential campaign is settling into a high-rise office building in downtown Minneapolis, the planned headquarters of a White House run.

04/05/2011

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