Vice President

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Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Excellent Choice: Paul Ryan

Romney wisely went with a safe and sure bet because Paul Ryan is a strong, conservative-approved candidate whose image is as clean as Romney’s.

08/13/2012

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VP Pick Ryan Brings Long Record To Dissect

Rep. Paul Ryan’s record runs deeper than his signature budget and Medicare ideas.

08/12/2012

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Esme’s Blog: The Paul Ryan Pick

By picking Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney has put the nation on a path of choosing between two very different political and fiscal philosophies.

08/11/2012

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Romney Names Paul Ryan His No. 2

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney tapped Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, turning to the architect of a conservative and intensely controversial long-term budget plan to remake Medicare and cut trillions in federal spending.

08/11/2012

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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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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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Will This Be Tim Pawlenty’s Big Week?

There’s speculation Mitt Romney will announce his running mate this week, and according to the New York Times, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty may again be on the short list. The very short list.

07/16/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s VP Choice Won’t Be Condoleezza Rice Or Any Other Female

As unpopular as the thought may be at this stage of the 2012 election process, having a female on the ticket may still be something America is not ready for.

07/13/2012

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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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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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Biden Comes To Minn. For Klobuchar Fundraiser

Vice President Joe Biden gave Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar a fundraising lift and vouched for her as the type of “gutsy” leader Washington could use more of as he breezed through Minnesota on Wednesday.

04/11/2012

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Vikings VP Says They’re ‘Near The End’ Of Stadium Deal

Gov. Mark Dayton is very clear about where he stands on a new Minnesota Vikings stadium proposal unveiled a few days ago — he’s against it.

02/26/2012

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Message From WCCO-TV’s VP & General Manager

Beginning now through Election Day 2012 you may be exposed to numerous political campaign commercials purchased on all the major media outlets in the Twin Cities.

02/22/2012

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Eleanor Mondale Poling Memorialized In Mpls. Service

Eleanor Mondale Poling was remembered Wednesday in a packed service filled with family, friends and dignitaries.

10/05/2011

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Memorial Service Set For Eleanor Mondale Poling

A memorial service to remember Eleanor Mondale Poling, daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale, has been scheduled.

09/19/2011

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Minneapolis Events Mark Humphrey’s 100th Birthday

Former Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey Jr. is being celebrated in Minnesota on what would have been his 100th birthday Friday.

05/27/2011

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Blaine Man Admits E-Mailed Biden Threat, Child Porn

A Blaine man has pleaded guilty to hacking into his neighbor’s wireless internet network and using it to send threats to Vice President Joe Biden and child pornography to his neighbor’s coworkers, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

12/17/2010

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University Of Minnesota VP Himle Resigns

The University of Minnesota vice president who was criticized for cancelling a broadcast of the university-produced documentary “Troubled Waters” has resigned.

12/10/2010

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