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Future of Johnson campaign war chest unknown

April 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) While U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson has decided not to run for another term in Congress, he has not decided what to do with the money he raised for a possible new campaign. Continue Reading

Willmar Ward 2 voters reelect Johnson

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Ward 2 voters reelected incumbent Tim Johnson to a second four-year term on the Willmar City Council, defeating challenger Andrew Bjur in Tuesday’s general election. 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

Orth Foundation to assist Bigler family with proceeds from Let’s Ride Minnesota event in Bird Island

August 1, 2012 in West Central Tribune

BIRD ISLAND A portion of the proceeds from the upcoming Let’s Ride Minnesota event being hosted by the Tim Orth Foundation will benefit the family of Drake Bigler, the five-month-old killed in a head-on crash on July 29 near Starbuck. 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

Former Minn. Gov. Pawlenty endorses Romney for president

September 12, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Vanquished Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty endorsed contender Mitt Romney on Monday, calling the former Massachusetts governor the candidate who “possesses the unique qualifications to confront our severe economic predicament.”
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Pawlenty rules out a 2012 campaign for Klobuchar’s senate seat

August 17, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is definitively ruling out a 2012 campaign for the U.S. Senate after ending his bid for the White House a few days ago.
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Tim Pawlenty drops out after third-place finish in Iowa straw poll

August 14, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty dropped out of the race for the GOP presidential nomination on Sunday, hours after finishing a disappointing third in the Iowa straw poll. Continue Reading

Pawlenty says he’s tough enough to take on Obama

June 12, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) GOP White House hopeful Tim Pawlenty is scoffing at claims that he’s too “nice” and too “bland” to take the political fight to President Barack Obama.
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