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Capital Chatter: New Pawlenty job changes Minnesota politics

September 22, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Scratch Tim Pawlenty’s name off the potential candidate list.
At least for two years. Continue Reading

Pawlenty leaves Romney, lands lobbying gig

September 20, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty no longer is presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s chief surrogate after accepting the top job at a major lobbying group. Continue Reading

Capital Chatter: Biden – ‘I’d trade it all’ to play football

August 24, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Joe Biden is ready to give up his job.
Well, only if he could become a high school football player. Continue Reading

Again, Pawlenty fails to reach ‘veepstakes’ medals stand

August 12, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

St. Paul Mitt Romney picked a Midwestern politician for his running mate: U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin. Continue Reading

Again, Pawlenty failed to reach ‘veepstakes’ medals stand

August 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune

St. Paul — Mitt Romney picked a Midwestern politician for his running mate: U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin. Continue Reading

Legislative Notebook: As running mate, Pawlenty would face issues

July 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Tim Pawlenty could get his wish to join a national ticket in the next few days. Continue Reading

Pawlenty: Mitt Romney has ‘paid a lot of taxes’

July 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is defending Mitt Romney’s refusal to release more of his income tax returns, arguing “there is no claim or no credible indication” he’s done anything wrong. Continue Reading

Being suitable lifts Tim Pawlenty’s stock in vice president hunt

July 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL 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. Continue Reading

Capital Chatter: Marriage amendment backers count on DFL votes

July 6, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Conventional political wisdom is that a gay-marriage prohibition on the Nov. 6 ballot would pit Democratic-Farmer-Laborites against Republicans.
“It is not that cut and dried,” Chuck Darrell said Continue Reading

Capitol Chatter: Pawlenty near top of veep list, but…

June 22, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL More and more discussion centers on Tim Pawlenty becoming Mitt Romney’s running mate, but at the same time, Ron Paul supporters are considering derailing traditional Republicans like the former Minnesota governor. Continue Reading