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Tim Pawlenty

Timothy James "Tim" Pawlenty is a Minnesota politician in the Republican Party who served as the 39th Governor of the U.S. state of Minnesota. In the Minnesota gubernatorial election of 2002, he was elected governor and was inaugurated on January 6, 2003. He was re-elected with 46% of the vote. On June 2, 2009, he announced that he would not seek re-election in 2010. Pawlenty was succeeded by Democrat Mark Dayton. On March 21, 2011, he announced he was launching a 2012 presidential exploratory committee. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Ramesh Ponnuru: For Republicans, there's a multitude of better options than ...
2014-05-24
The typical pattern for Republicans on minimum-wage increases is to hold out for a while, sometimes even a few years, then acquiesce. In recent days, several prominent Republicans -- Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty and Rick Santorum -- have suggested that it ...
(Pioneer Press)
  1. Ramesh Ponnuru: Higher minimum wage won't pay off

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Judge strikes down Minnesota's anti-coal energy law
2014-04-18
... but noted that there are other barriers to coal in power generation. Stenehjem said the lawsuit was the last resort for his state after fruitless meetings with Minnesota regulators, state legislators and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who signed the ...
(Minneapolis Star Tribune)
  1. Minnesota Air Pollution Control Law Blocked by Federal Judge (1)
  2. Court rejects Minn. limits on importing coal-fired energy; ND declares victory
  3. US judge overturns North Dakota's 6-week abortion ban

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Time to get tough on Turkey's Erdogan, US foreign policy experts tell Obama
2014-02-23
Tim Pawlenty; and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol were among the Republicans who endorsed the letter. Obama and Erdogan spoke via telephone last week. According to the State Department, the two leaders discussed a range of bilateral and regional ...
(Jerusalem Post)

    2013
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    The right wing's Upworthy knockoff is the worst
    2013-11-27
    The site is funded by Alex Skatell (former staffer for the National Republican Senatorial Committee) and Phil Musser (a former Tim Pawlenty adviser). It's owned by Media Group of America, a conservative LLC which also runs consulting firm IMGE (which ...
    (Death and Taxes)

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      Best-selling author Vince Flynn dies at age 47
      2013-06-20
      Tim Pawlenty, the president told Flynn he was a big fan. Then an aide invited Flynn to ride downtown with Bush in the presidential limousine. Pawlenty, another fan, said Wednesday in an email to the AP that Flynn had "impeccable integrity, loved his ...
      (Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette)
      1. Vince Flynn, best-selling author of counterterrorism thriller novels, dies ...

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      OUR OPINION: Pawlenty's commission could help Dayton
      2013-01-16
      Mark Dayton and the DFL's legislative leaders want to burnish their bipartisan bona-fides, here's how they could do it: Dust off the findings of the 21st Century Tax Reform Commission. Gov. Tim Pawlenty's 21st Century Tax Reform Commission, that is.
      (Grand Forks Herald)

        2012
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        Vice President (5)
        2012-07-26
        Vice President Pawlenty? Three attacks Democrats may use against him (YAHOO!, ABC News)
        Pawlenty: Romney doesn't need a 'flashy' vice president (KETKnbc.com)
        Tim Pawlenty describes the ideal vice president (ABC News, YAHOO!)
        Excerpt: Perhaps the second time's the charm. Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is once again rumored to be on the vice presidential shortlist of a Republican presidential candidate, with Mitt Romney doing the honors this time around. After serving in the... (Read article)

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        Vice Presidential (12)
        2012-07-12
        Where the vice presidential prospects stand on energy (Politico.com)
        Romney names vice presidential aides amid running mate speculation (Chicago Tribune)
        Tim Pawlenty's vice presidential stock spikes on Intrade (Minneapolis City Pages (blog))
        Excerpt: Still, Pawlenty hasn’t won over everybody on the right. “Tim Pawlenty is a catastrophe on energy and environmental issues,” GOP adviser Mike McKenna said. “He is what he is; he’s a moderate from Minnesota.” Pawlenty vouched heavily for corn... (Read article)

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        New Hampshire (6)
        2012-01-08
        Pawlenty Stumps for Romney in New Hampshire (KSTP)
        New Hampshire Debate Is Mitt Romney's 'Best Performance': Tim Pawlenty (VIDEO) (Huffington Post, Huffington Post)
        Pawlenty to campaign with Romney in New Hampshire (KARE, RealClearPolitics)
        Excerpt: Former Minn. Gov. Tim Pawlenty campaigned with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney Sunday in New Hampshire. Pawlenty joined his former rival for the nomination at a rally late Sunday morning in Rochester, New Hampshire. Pawlenty dropped out of... (Read article)

        2011
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        Republican (18)
        2011-07-13
        Republican candidates anxiously await Iowa caucuses (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
        Seeking breakthrough, Tim Pawlenty is first Republican to launch Iowa TV ad [Video] (Los Angeles Times)
        Why is the Republican presidential field such a yawn? (CNN)
        Excerpt: URBANDALE, Iowa -- Tim Pawlenty, attempting to fill some expansive wingtips, houses his Iowa staff in the cavernous office complex where Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad staged his successful campaign last... (Read article)

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        Pawlenty Says Ethanol Assistance (3)
        2011-06-03
        Pawlenty says ethanol assistance must go (Iowa Farmer, Iowa Farmer, Iowa Farmer)
        Excerpt: DES MOINES Tim Pawlenty on Monday cast himself as the Republican candidate willing to tell the country hard truths as he seeks the presidency, bluntly announcing in Iowa federal subsidies for ethanol should be phased... (Read article)

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        Pawlenty Touts Medicare Proposal during Iowa Trip (3)
        2011-05-31
        Pawlenty touts Medicare proposal during Iowa trip (Pioneer Press, Post-Bulletin, Washington Examiner)
        Excerpt: Republican presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty told people during a Monday stop in Iowa that the key difference between his... (Read article)