National Republicans watching Pawlenty speech closely
When the Governor delivers his State of the State speech today, his audience will be larger than the state's 201 legislators. As a potential candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, Pawlenty's words and deeds are being watched carefully by GOP politicians and operatives around the country. MPR's Phil Picardi spoke with Christian Heinze. He writes GOP12.com, a blog that tracks several potential Republican presidential candidates like Gov. Pawlenty.
- Morning Edition, 02/11/2010, 7:25 a.m.