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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.

08/11/2012

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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 […]

08/11/2012

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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.

08/09/2012

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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.

08/08/2012

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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.

08/06/2012

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Talking Points: Pawlenty’s VP Prospects

You could say former Governor Tim Pawlenty was left at the alter four years ago when John McCain bypassed him for the number two spot on the GOP ticket, choosing instead Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

08/05/2012

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Ex-Gov. Pawlenty Campaigns In Ohio For Romney

Former Minnesota Gov. and potential Mitt Romney running mate Tim Pawlenty will be in Ohio for a pair of campaign events.

07/30/2012

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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.

07/22/2012

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Reality Check: Romney & The Republican Tax Return ‘Standard’

There’s no law requiring candidates to release their tax returns, or for how many previous years.

07/18/2012

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Pawlenty VP Fate Could Be Decided This Week

We’re getting closer to the November elections, and we could find out by the end of the week who Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney will choose to be his running mate.

07/18/2012

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Pawlenty Still In The VP Mix, May Get The Nod From Romney

Throughout the modern history of vice presidential selections, it is almost unheard of to pick a VP this far ahead of the political convention.

07/16/2012

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Being Suitable Lifts Pawlenty Stock In VP Hunt

As a presidential hopeful, Tim Pawlenty won respect among GOP insiders, social conservatives and the tea party movement. Far from the first love of any faction, he quickly washed out as a candidate.

07/12/2012

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Dozens Of Projects Seek Minn. Development Money

Promoters of civic center expansions, a light-rail line, a minor-league ballpark and other local facilities are vying for a piece of a $47.5 million business development fund created by lawmakers who left those projects out of this year’s state construction package.

07/09/2012

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Talking Points: Pawlenty Says ‘Look Elsewhere’ For VP

You could say former Gov. Tim Pawlenty was left at the alter four years ago when John McCain bypassed him for the No. 2 spot on the GOP ticket, choosing instead Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

06/24/2012

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Pawlenty Says To Look Elsewhere For Potential VP

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he’s told Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to look elsewhere for a running mate.

06/24/2012

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Pawlenty Still A No-Go For VP Role

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney continued his Midwestern bus tour on Monday in Wisconsin. He’s hitting small towns in swing states, while honing his campaign message. But there’s another interesting element to this road trip: VP auditions.

06/18/2012

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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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Colorful State Rep. Rukavina To Leave Minn. House

A 26-year veteran lawmaker known for his impassioned speeches and irreverent, borderline uncouth remarks is retiring from the Minnesota House.

05/11/2012

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Pawlenty Closes Books On Campaign Debt

Former GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty has wiped away the last of his campaign debt.

04/10/2012

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Pawlenty Shaves Presidential Campaign Debt

Former GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty has whittled his campaign debt down to $17,500.

03/20/2012

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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.

02/03/2012

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Romney Not Taking Any Chances Ahead Of Fla. Vote

Mitt Romney isn’t taking any chances.

01/30/2012

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Pawlenty To Campaign With Romney In New Hampshire

Former Minn. Gov. Tim Pawlenty will campaign with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney this weekend in New Hampshire.

01/06/2012

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Minnesota’s Top 2011 Headlines

A budget battle in St. Paul led to the longest state shutdown in U.S. history, and the weather also grabbed headlines for months during the 2011.

12/31/2011

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Former House Dem Leader Lands Minn. Judgeship

Former Minnesota House Minority Leader Tom Pugh is headed for the judicial branch.

11/21/2011

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