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Boat Diplomacy: Capitol’s Top 3 Headed On Joint Fishing Trip

Minnesota’s center of political power is moving north for the weekend. Gov. Mark Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk and House Speaker Kurt Daudt plan to share a boat Saturday on Lake Vermilion for the annual fishing opener.


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Huntley Won’t Seek Re-Election To House

A Minnesota legislator who has worked for health care reform says he will not seek re-election. DFL Rep. Tom Huntley, of Duluth, said Tuesday he will complete his 11th term in the Legislature, but will not run again next year.


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Ex-Minn. Gov. Pawlenty Visits Mich. For Romney

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is visiting Michigan for a pair of events for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign.


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Fmr. Pawlenty Spokesman Weighs In On Veepstakes

Brian McClung remembers all too well the last time his former boss was in the running for a Vice Presidential position.


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Pawlenty To Speak At GOP Event In Traverse City

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will speak to a group of northern Michigan Republican activists near Traverse City.


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‘Jack’s Pledge’ To Lower Hockey Injuries

In light of two local students getting hurt on the ice, hockey players and coaches are being asked to sign a pledge, promising they’ll follow the rules and avoid dangerous play.


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Reality Check: Dayton’s Trade Mission A Double Standard?

Gov. Mark Dayton left Friday for a nine-day trade mission to South Korea, his first overseas trip as governor — something previous Minnesota governors have done. However, as a candidate, Dayton criticized former Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s trade missions.


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Pawlenty Picks His Presidential Money Hunters

A mix of old Minnesota hands and well-connected Republican fundraisers elsewhere will lead former Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s hunt for money toward a near-certain presidential run.


Group Plans Events For Potential Caucus Candidates

A group of social conservatives will hold a lecture series featuring potential Republican presidential candidates who will speak at events throughout Iowa.


Pawlenty Sunday Morning News Visit

Former Governor Pawlenty is staying in the news.  He was a guest on Fox News Sunday.

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Pawlenty Gives ‘Veto Pen’ To Historical Society

Outgoing Gov. Tim Pawlenty is turning over his “Veto Pen” to the Minnesota Historical Society.


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Pawlenty Heads Into Political Holding Pattern

Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s office walls, desk and shelves are already bare. He bought a used Ford Escape to get around once a state trooper-driven SUV motors on without him. And the Minnesota Republican’s staff is eagerly distributing bullet-pointed brag sheets covering his eight years in charge.


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Pawlenty: Pardoned Sex Offender May Have Lied

Gov. Tim Pawlenty is asking prosecutors to look into potential perjury charges against a pardoned sex offender now facing new molestation charges.


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Pawlenty Escapes Minn. Cold For Georgia Conference

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is back on the road for a speech in Atlanta dealing with his approach toward government regulation.


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Pawlenty To Light Last Christmas Tree As Governor

Gov. Tim Pawlenty lights his last Christmas tree at the governor’s mansion on Monday.


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Lawyers Look Ahead In Tangled Governor Race

Democrat Mark Dayton’s lawyers say they don’t agree that Gov. Tim Pawlenty is constitutionally required to stay in office if the race to replace him isn’t resolved by early January.


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Pawlenty Signs Off On Last WCCO Radio Show

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s unfettered hour of weekly radio is now a thing of the past.


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Community Unites To Say ‘Thanks’ On Veteran’s Day

From the governor to members of Congress to every day citizens, everyone is gathering together to say “Thank you.”


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Pawlenty Says GOP Must Produce Results For Voters

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says Republicans are going to have to produce some results or they’ll be tossed out in two years just as Democrats were in last week’s election.


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Pawlenty To Meet With Would-Be Minnesota Governors

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is moving ahead with the transition to a new administration, even though he doesn’t know who will lead it. Pawlenty said Thursday that he will meet […]