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Minn. House Speaker To Back Romney Minnesota's House speaker endorsed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney days ahead of the state's political caucuses where the former Massachusetts governor is aiming to duplicate his 2008 win.
Bachmann: Former Cain Backers Moving Her Way GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann says many people who had supported Herman Cain in the race are getting behind her candidacy.
Pawlenty: Obama Not Showing Courage In Debt CrisisGOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty says President Barack Obama is showing no courage in the debt showdown.
Pawlenty Bolsters Republicans In Shutdown StandoffFormer Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty sidetracked from the presidential campaign trail to urge fellow Republicans at the Capitol to not back down in their budget standoff with his Democratic successor.
Pawlenty Opposes Raising Federal Debt CeilingFormer Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a potential GOP presidential candidate in 2012, says he opposes raising the nation's debt ceiling and is urging Republicans in Congress to do the same.