Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty pitched an economic plan Tuesday that includes deep cuts in personal and business taxes to spur the struggling U.S. economy but would add to deficits in the short term in the hope that badly needed jobs would follow.
The Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association has elected a principal from the Cambridge-Isanti district as its next president.
Rep. Michele Bachmann plans to participate in a presidential debate in New Hampshire this month, a move that further signals the Minnesota Republican expects to be a candidate for the 2012 nomination.
Ohio Auditor David Yost has endorsed former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty for the 2012 presidential race, becoming the first statewide elected official to pick a favorite.
The president of St. John’s University in Collegeville has announced he won’t seek a second term and will leave the job at the end of the 2011-2012 school year.
Former President George W. Bush is a big baseball fan.
The former Minnesota governor made his plans official Monday in Des Moines, Iowa, saying he will be the candidate that tells the truth to the American people about the hard decisions that will need to be made to eliminate the budget deficit.
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.
The former Minnesota governor released an Internet video Sunday ahead of a public appearance Monday in Iowa, where he planned to formally enter the race for the 2012 GOP nomination.
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.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is running for the GOP presidential nomination and will announce his bid Monday in Iowa.
Minnesota’s fire marshal has been elected president of the National Association of State Fire Marshals.
Republicans looking to unseat President Barack Obama charged Thursday that he undermined the sensitive and delicate negotiations for Middle East peace with his outline for resumed talks between Israelis and Palestinians.
Now that Donald Trump is out of the running for the Presidency, which of the Republicans has the best shot at unseating President Obama?
University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks is hinting that proposed cuts in state support could mean fewer university employees in the 2012 budget.
In the days since the daring raid that took out Osama Bin Laden, the administration and the nation has much to be proud of.
With gasoline prices pushing $4 a gallon in the Twin Cities, there’s enough blame to go around. So, can the president really do anything to lower gas prices?
Wednesday morning, the White House released a copy of the long-form Birth Certificate from the state of Hawaii. See the image and listen to the President’s statement here!
Dallas Political Reporter gets under the President’s skin. But was he wrong in doing so?
Did former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announce his presidential bid on CNN Tuesday night? And why does it matter?
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty may be running for president, but he’s not ready to be official about it.
Former pro-wrestler and Minnesota governor, Jesse Ventura, says he would consider getting back into politics if Texas Congressman Ron Paul would run for president as an Independent.
Call it an above-the-fray strategy.
For the next few months, Minnesotans have an opportunity to get to know a lot more about America’s first president, George Washington. Staff at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul are putting together the final touches on an elaborate exhibit that showcases aspects of Washington’s life, from his teenage years to his final days.
Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann spent the past decade mostly staying out of each other’s way, two Minnesotans taking very different paths on the rise to national Republican Party prominence from a state better known for its Democratic icons.