Minnesota's Presidential Hopefuls: Tim Pawlenty Michele Bachmann

Tim Pawlenty

  • Pawlenty shaves presidential campaign debt to $18K
    Former GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty has whittled his campaign debt down to $17,500.March 20, 2012
  • Pawlenty rips Santorum for Romney
    Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty is trying to give Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney a boost heading into Tuesday's precinct caucuses in Minnesota.February 6, 2012
  • Minn. Republicans look for fresh faces after Bachmann, Pawlenty
    Unless U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann decides to run for a fourth term or seek a statewide office, the Republican Party of Minnesota faces the prospect of having few recognizable political personalities in an important election year.January 5, 2012
  • Out of race, still in debt for Minn.'s Pawlenty
    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is out of the race for president - but still deep in debt.October 15, 2011
  • Pawlenty reflects on legacy, looks to future
    Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty returned to the State Capitol Monday night to reflect on his legacy, his failed presidential campaign and his search for work in the private sector.October 11, 2011
  • Pawlenty's portrait readied for Capitol display
    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty peers straight ahead in a dark suit with the state Capitol behind him in an official portrait that will forever hang in the building.October 10, 2011
  • Pawlenty's video guru jumps aboard Perry campaign
    As a presidential candidate, Tim Pawlenty tried to counter his boring reputation with a series of quick-cut, melodramatic videos. Now, the producer behind the spots is promoting Texas Gov. Rick Perry.September 21, 2011
  • 'Real' Tim Pawlenty endorses Mitt Romney
    Pawlenty's endorsement of Romney for president marks a departure from the sharp rhetoric the Minnesotan used when he was campaigning for the Republican nomination, harshly criticizing Romney for supporting state-mandated health care as Massachusetts governor.September 12, 2011
  • Ex-candidate Pawlenty heads back on road in Sept.
    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is planning life after politics.August 25, 2011
  • Pawlenty won't run for U.S. Senate in 2012
    The ex-governor's spokesman said Pawlenty will not run against Sen. Amy Klobuchar in 2012.August 17, 2011
  • Is run for Senate next for Pawlenty?
    Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty has some choices ahead of him as a result of his withdrawal from the Republican presidential race. Pawlenty hasn't signaled what his next move will be, but he could become a factor again in Minnesota politics.August 15, 2011
  • Why Pawlenty's campaign didn't catch fire
    Tim Pawlenty supporters say the former Minnesota governor would have made a good president and they're disappointed he had to end his campaign. Pawlenty dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination for president Sunday morning, following his disappointing third place showing in the Ames Straw Poll over the weekend.August 14, 2011
  • Pawlenty ends White House bid
    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is dropping out of the race for the GOP presidential nomination.August 14, 2011
  • Bachmann wins Iowa straw poll, Pawlenty takes 3rd
    GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann won the Iowa Straw Poll Saturday, leaving former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty in a distant third place among those who cast ballots.August 13, 2011
  • Fact check: Pawlenty and Bachmann's debate claims
    Minnesota Republicans Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmman spent a large part of Thursday night's GOP presidential debate criticizing each other. Here's an assessment of the accuracy of their statements.August 12, 2011

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