Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Pawlenty 2012

Nov 9, 2010

T-Paw still a non-factor in early 2012 presidential polls

In six key 2012 presidential primary states, Gov. Tim Pawlenty trails well behind his potential GOP rivals, according to new polling conducted by Public Policy Polling. In California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania, Pawlenty's support registers in single digits.

Oct 21, 2010

Pawlenty wants to dine with Jesus (and Mick Jagger)

Gov. Tim Pawlenty and his wife, Mary, sat down for a long interview with the 700 Club last week. The two-term governor talked more openly about running for president than is typical, discussed governing "perhaps the most liberal state in the country," and reflected on the role of religion in his life.

Oct 20, 2010

Governors campaign for Emmer

Three governors - and potential Republican presidential candidates - will be in one place next Saturday to help propel GOP nominee Tom Emmer into the Minnesota governor's office.

Oct 20, 2010

Pawlenty gives to Iowa Republicans

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's political action committee, Freedom First, is pulling in dollars from big-time outstate and Minnesota donors and shelling the cash out to mostly Republican's running for office in Iowa.

Oct 11, 2010

T-Paw gets no love from Virginia Tea Partiers

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie narrowly won the presidential straw poll at the Virginia Tea Party Patriots convention over the weekend. Christie garnered support from 14 percent of participants, out-polling former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (13.5 percent) and Texas Rep. Ron Paul (12.5 percent).

Sep 29, 2010

Pawlenty signs speaking deal for 2011

Gov. Tim Pawlenty has signed a deal with Leading Authorities to handle his speaking appearances after he leaves office.

Sep 28, 2010

Pawlenty releases new video promoting his book

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty released a new video promoting his book, "Courage to Stand: An American Story," which is due out on Jan. 11.

Sep 20, 2010

Newt Gingrich to raise funds for MN GOP

Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich will be in Minneapolis to raise funds for GOP Minnesota governor nominee Tom Emmer and the Republican Party.

Sep 20, 2010

NH 2012 poll: T-Paw trails presidential pack

Mitt Romney holds a commanding lead in New Hampshire over his fellow GOP presidential hopefuls, according to a new survey by Public Policy Polling. The former Massachusetts governor was the top choice of 41 percent of respondents, with Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin trailing well behind at 12 percent.

Sep 15, 2010

Pawlenty adds staffer in Iowa

Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty has hired a full-time staffer in Iowa as he sizes up a run for president in 2012. He also plans another trip to the key state for presidential nominees.

Sep 3, 2010

Pawlenty v. ‘Obamacare’: It’s not about the money

On September 1, Minnesota officially missed the deadline to seek $1 million in federal dollars to help plan for the creation of a "health insurance exchange." Gov. Tim Pawlenty's decision to forego the federal dollars seemed curious for several reasons.

Sep 2, 2010

Strib overstates impact of Pawlenty exec order by 99,900 percent (or so)

If you only read the first paragraph of the Wednesday page one Strib story about Gov. Tim Pawlenty's executive order on federal health care money, you could be excused for thinking something actually happened.

Top News

See All Top News

Legal calendar

Click here to see upcoming Minnesota events

Expert Testimony

See All Expert Testimony