Former Minnesota Governor and 2012 presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty has stepped down as co-chairman of the Mitt Romney campaign. He is now the president and CEO of Financial Services Roundtable (FSR), a finance lobbying firm.
While vetting Paul Ryan, the Republican Party reports they saw multiple years of the V.P. candidate's tax returns. This is done to check there was nothing untoward in them - like not paying taxes - which could somehow come to light during the campaign.
Former Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty thrown his support behind Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination, claiming Romney is best qualified to deal with the America’s “severe economic predicament.”
After coming in a distant third at this weekend's Iowa straw poll, former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty withdrew his bid for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination. Pawlenty formally announced his decision on ABC's "This Week."
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American billionaire Donald Trump delivered a signal to GOP contenders this week by sending an aide to Iowa, considered by many as the traditional testing ground for presidential candidates, to meet with Republican representatives.
Since Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty cut his mullet in the spring, does this mean that he wants to be a serious contender for John McCain's number two slot? He comes across on TV as friendly even when he is taking a verbal shot at Barack Obama.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty meets with Minnesota National Guard troops serving with the Kansas National Guard's 35th Infantry Division in Kosovo during a visit to the world's newest country on April 12, 2008. Kosovo declared independence from Serbia on Feb. 17, 2008. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jim Greenhill) (Released)
How does a young felon go from the jail cell to rubbing elbows with top level Republicans in less than five years without some serious help... from, someone?