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Presidential Run

Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty attends the first 2012 Republican presidential candidates' debate in Manchester, New Hampshire June 13, 2011. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Pawlenty Denies Any Interest In VP Job

At this time last year, Tim Pawlenty was gearing up to officially launch his White House race. Now the former two-term Minnesota governor is more of a bystander.

05/14/2012

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Michele Bachmann Book Called `Core Of Conviction’

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann’s memoir now has a title: “Core of Conviction.” The GOP presidential contender’s book was announced last month. It’s coming out Nov. 21.

09/13/2011

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Tim Pawlenty Aims For Strong Showing In Iowa

Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty has been reading his own political obituary for weeks. But he’s still alive as he campaigns across Iowa.

07/30/2011

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Aide: Bachmann Up For Rigor Of Race, White House

An aide to Republican Michele Bachmann says the Minnesota Republican can withstand the rigors of a campaign and the stress of serving as president.

07/19/2011

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Pawlenty Blasts Bachmann’s ‘Nonexistent’ Record

Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty says 2012 rival Michele Bachmann has a “nonexistent” record of accomplishment during her three terms in Congress.

07/10/2011

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Reality Check: Shutdown Is Part Of Pawlenty’s Campaign

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty inserted himself into the 2011 shutdown debate twice in the last six days.

07/07/2011

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Pawlenty Chides Top Adviser Over Bachmann Comment

Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty says a top campaign adviser was wrong to suggest GOP rival Michele Bachmann’s popularity was due partly to her “sex appeal.”

07/06/2011

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Pawlenty Names Huckabee Daughter As Top Iowa Aide

Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty is naming the daughter of 2008 Iowa caucus winner Mike Huckabee to help lift his own effort ahead of a key test of strength in Iowa.

07/05/2011

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GOP’s Bachmann Rallies Tea Party Members In Iowa

Republican candidate Michele Bachmann spent Saturday shaking hands in Iowa diners and strolling through bustling farmers market as she tried to capitalize on her early popularity in the state that kicks off the presidential campaign season.

07/02/2011

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Iowa Bus Rush Is On For GOP’s Bachmann

Republican Michele Bachmann will close out her opening-week presidential campaign swing with a three-day bus tour of Iowa that includes six planned stops.

06/30/2011

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Bachmann Sticks With June Deadline On Possible Run

The tea party favorite says she thought about moving up her decision after former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee announced last week that he’s not seeking for the 2012 Republican nomination.

05/20/2011

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Dayton Won’t Criticize Pawlenty’s Presidential Run

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is passing on the chance to criticize Republican predecessor Tim Pawlenty, who is expected to announce a run for president in Iowa on Monday.

05/20/2011