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Pawlenty for President

Pawlenty Campaign Cuts 'Pantsing' Anecdote

The Des Moines Register | Jennifer Jacobs | Posted 10.06.2011 | Politics

The Des Moines Register objected Friday to the Tim Pawlenty campaign sending an email blast with a portion of a front-page profile about the candidate...

Pawlenty Pulling Ads Ahead Of Key Event, GOP Adviser Stepping Back From Campaign Role

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

With the widely-anticipated Ames Straw Poll less than two weeks away, Politico reports that former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty will be taking tele...

Pawlenty Fundraising Efforts Net $4.5 Million So Far In GOP Primary Race

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty is set to report that he has raised $4.5 million so far and has some $2 million in the...

Presidential Campaign Hanging By A Thread?

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

AMES, Iowa -- Trailing in polls and low on cash, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is betting the future of his presidential campaign on Iowa, where ...

Playing 'Nice' May Be Death Sentence For GOP Presidential Campaign

The New York Times | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

Tim Pawlenty was first in line to enter the Republican presidential race. He is now fighting to avoid becoming the earliest major candidate to be show...

Why GOP Presidential Candidate's Pro-Life Record Is Messier Than You Think

Mother Jones | Andy Kroll | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

Is GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty the most pro-life candidate in the 2012 field? That's what the editor of LifeNews.com, the pro-life movemen...

Pawlenty Names Huckabee Daughter As Top Aide In Key State

AP | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty is naming the daughter of 2008 Iowa caucus winner Mike Huckabee to help lift his ow...

Pawlenty Hitting The Airwaves In Key Primary State

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty plans to run the first television advertisement of the 2012 campaign by a GOP ca...

Democrats Contend GOP Candidate Ran Ponzi-Like Scheme With Economic Policy

The Star Tribune | Kevin Diaz | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

He drew a line on taxes and says he has "a better deal" for the nation. But critics question his scenario of unprecedented economic growth....

Tim Pawlenty Admits Misstep

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty is knocking his Republican debate performance in his personal scorebook while getting in anothe...

Pawlenty: Bill O'Reilly 'Playing The Race Card On Me?'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – GOP White House hopeful Tim Pawlenty is scoffing at claims that he's too "nice" and too "bland" to take the political fight to Presiden...

Tim Pawlenty Voices Support For Paul Ryan Medicare Plan

AP | KATHY McCORMACK | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

MILFORD, N.H. — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Thursday for the first time that he supports House Republicans' budget outline that call...

Pawlenty: Social Security Should Be Cut, Not Defense Spending

Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty urged big changes to the Social Security retirement program Wednesday, but s...

Tim Pawlenty's Record Carries Vulnerabilities For Foes To Exploit

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A no-new-taxes philosophy guided Tim Pawlenty's budget approach as Minnesota governor. Accounting tricks, a well-timed infusio...

Tim Pawlenty Calls For Entitlement Reform

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Deep in senior-rich Florida, Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty called Tuesday for fundamental changes in Socia...

For Pawlenty, An Issue Of Claims vs. Reality

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — "Truth" was Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's buzzword Monday when he announced his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination...

Tim Pawlenty Campaign Already Dead?

Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty is kicking off his campaign for president on Monday, but is the political operation doomed just as it begins? ...

Tim Pawlenty Running For President: Aide

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a laid-back Midwestern Republican who governed a Democratic-leaning state, is running for ...