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Pawlenty Says He May Run For Franken's Seat

MINNEAPOLIS(AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he’s considering running for Sen. Al Franken’s U.S. Senate seat.

The Republican governor and one-time presidential candidate insisted Friday that he’s still “politically retired.” But Pawlenty would be a prized recruit in 2018 for Republicans hoping to capitalize on Franken’s resignation amid a cloud of sexual misconduct allegations. 96 more words


'I Am Politically Retired': Pawlenty On Possible Run For Governor

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Monday he is “politically retired,” brushing off speculation that he is considering another run for office. 258 more words


Pawlenty, Klobuchar React To McCain’s Brain Cancer Diagnosis

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, according to doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix. 320 more words


2 Minnesota Govs. Object To Capitol Plaque Bios

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Not all of Minnesota’s former governors are happy with biographical plaques that went up this month next to their portraits at the recently restored state Capitol. 123 more words


Dayton Administration Proposes 50 Percent Renewable Energy By 2030

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Dayton administration is proposing an update to Minnesota’s Renewable Energy Standard that would require the state to get 50 percent of its energy from renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2030. 108 more words