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In Iowa, Pawlenty's Short Campaign Still Casts Long Shadow

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Long before the 2012 Iowa caucuses, Tim Pawlenty was already out of the race for president. Yet his short-lived campaign lives on, casting a shadow over the Republicans now wooing voters in the state that kicks off the White House contest. 897 more words


Dayton, Pawlenty Join Groundbreaking At State's Newest Park

SOUDAN, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty were among the government officials who grabbed shovels to help break ground for Minnesota’s newest state park. 117 more words


Forget 2016, 2018: Former Gov. Pawlenty declares political retirement

With Governor Mark Dayton having declared his second term in office his last, there are naturally questions about who might step up to take the job in 2018 – but you can count former Governor Tim Pawlenty out. 147 more words


Minnesota GOP Transportation Plan

Minnesota’s Republican legislators propose funding overdue transportation infrastructure work without raising taxes.  That sounds good.  It is like getting something for nothing.  Of course their budget comes up a couple billion dollars short of what we probably need, but if we can get what they want without taxes…well getting something for nothing is better than getting nothing at all, right? 489 more words


Beneath Budget Dispute, A Tussle Over Regulatory Power

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In their unfolding budget plan, Minnesota legislative Republicans are moving to strip powers from Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton, ranging from limiting his team’s authority to write regulatory rules to curbs on the administration’s staffing. 699 more words


Pawlenty Appraises 2016 GOP Contest As Between Bush, Walker

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One-time presidential hopeful and former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty sees the contest for the GOP’s nomination coming down to Jeb Bush and Scott Walker. 123 more words