Tim Pawlenty

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Gov. Dayton To Push For Domestic Partner Benefits

Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to include same-sex domestic partner benefits in Minnesota’s state employee contracts.


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Esme’s Blog: Kurt Bills Ad Slammed

During last night’s Vikings game, Kurt Bills ran an ad claiming Amy Klobuchar covered up for Tom Petters and failed to prosecute him while she was Hennepin County Attorney.


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Behind The Ballot: Have We Seen The Last Of ‘Candidate’ Pawlenty?

Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. An election year with some disappointments turned out well in the end for former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty.


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Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney’s Sinking Ship

Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.


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Governor’s Deer Opener Heads To Winona

This year’s annual governor’s deer-hunting opener will be in Winona.


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Pawlenty Rules Out Minnesota Electoral Bid In 2014

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is ruling out any run for U.S. Senate or governor in 2014.


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Pawlenty Resigns From Romney Campaign To Lobby

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is resigning as a national co-chairman of Republican Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to lobby for the financial services industry.


Reality Check

Reality Check: The Truth About Property Taxes

Special interest groups can spend the money to say almost whatever they want in a campaign commercial. And that’s what the liberal-leaning Alliance for a Better Minnesota does.


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Former Gov. Pawlenty Takes Aim At Obama At RNC

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty sent some unexpected zingers at President Obama at the Republican National Convention Wednesday night.


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Mitt Romney Makes Stops In Minnesota Thursday

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is heading to Minnesota this Thursday. Romney is planning to attend private fundraisers in Lake Minnetonka and Shoreview.


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Pawlenty Says He’s Excited By Romney-Ryan Ticket

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty was passed over to be Mitt Romney’s running mate, but he says he’s excited to see the Romney-Paul Ryan pairing.


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Former Minn. Gov. Tim Pawlenty Visiting NH

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who once made his own bid for the presidency, is campaigning for Republican candidate Mitt Romney in New Hampshire. Pawlenty is attending an “Ice Cream and […]


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Speculation Turns To Wikipedia For Romney’s VP

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney still hasn’t announced his pick for Vice President, but the clues may be on Wikipedia.


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Ex-Minn. Gov. Pawlenty Visits Michigan 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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Minn. Government’s Budget Fallback Goes Away

A $600 million line of credit that has served as a safety valve for Minnesota’s cash-strapped government has expired and won’t be renewed.





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