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Top VP Contender: Obama Is 'Hanging Shiny Objects'

AP | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is defending Mitt Romney's refusal to release more of his income tax returns, arguing "there is ...

Palin Runner-Up Enjoys Shocking Resurgence In VP Scramble

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- As a presidential hopeful, Tim Pawlenty won respect among GOP insiders, social conservatives and the tea party movement. Far from t...

With Zero Foreign Policy Experience Himself, Romney Can't Choose Republican Governor VP Wannabes

Paul Abrams | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

John Huntsman is probably his best choice, but Romney would have to risk (unjustified, but likely real) negatives from having two Mormons on the ticket.

After Dropping Out Of GOP Primary, Republican Named 'Least Influential' Person Alive

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

GQ named former Republican presidential candidate and former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty as the "least influential" person alive in its December 2011 ...

After Dropping Out From GOP Primary, Republican Admits Regret

AP | By BRIAN BAKST | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he might have stayed in the Republican presidential race longer had he known it would be th...

Pawlenty Signals Who He Sees As Strongest Candidate To Take On Obama

Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

During an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Wednesday, former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty (R) signaled he currently sees former Massachusetts...

Latinos Must Help Unify America - by Voting in 2012

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 10.16.2011 | Latino Voices
Fernando Espuelas

Latino-Americans can no longer afford to let other people vote for them. We cannot sit back and watch things happen to America, when we have the votes to achieve a better outcome for the nation.

GOP Field Tightens

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Almost a full month ago, I placed four names in the "Frontrunners" category: Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Rick Perry, and Mitt Romney. This list hasn't changed at all.

Jon Ward

Mike Huckabee Encourages Tim Pawlenty To Stay In Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.13.2011 | Politics

AMES, IOWA -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee handicapped the Ames Straw Poll before the results were announced on Saturday. The Huffington Pos...

Americans and Greeks Are Tax Deadbeats

Diane Francis | Posted 08.19.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

Nobody likes taxes, but the historical opposition to them in two nations could be ruinous for everyone. In Greece, the Ottomans made taxes and subjug...

Sam Stein

Pawlenty Gets Glitter-Bombed By Gay And Women's Rights Activists

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- First they targeted former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Now the glitterati have struck former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, in hopes ...

Surely You're Joking, Gov. Pawlenty!

Carl Pope | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Pawlenty manages to keep coming up with the most outrageous proposals of this year's Republican presidential field, and now he's tacking way to the right on government protection of the public's health and safety.

WATCH: Howard Fineman Talks Romney On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Howard Fineman appeared Tuesday on MSNBC's 'Hardball with Chris Matthews' to discuss Mitt Romney's performance at Monday night's GOP presidential deba...

Obama Reconsidering Second Run

Mark Steinberg | Posted 07.29.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

At a press conference today, President Barack Obama shocked reporters when he said he might not run for a second term because he lacks fire in the bel...

T-PAW Behind the Times

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Plenty of politicians reverse course during their professional lives. But what Tim Pawlenty generally does is more troubling than your average flip flop: he only flip flops when it seems fashionable.

Pawlenty Slams Stimulus After Taking Billions In Aid As Governor

The Boston Globe | Shira Schoenberg | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics

In his first foray into New Hampshire since becoming an official candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, former Minnesota governor Tim P...

Republican Field Shaping Up

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

At this point, there are only a few holdouts left on the sidelines, as most of the bigwigs (and some decidedly "smallwigs") have made their intentions known.

A Little Friendly Advice to the GOP Candidate in the Wings

Mark Olmsted | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

Ever anxious to placate their base, Republicans are marginalizing themselves so far out of the mainstream that they can kiss the independents who determine Presidential election winners goodbye in 2012.

The Full 2012 Republican Field

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Because I'm trying to include simply everybody, this will necessarily have to be a very wide (and not very deep) look at all the possible candidates.

This Week In Crazy

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 06.08.2011 | Comedy

Sometimes it seems like the news cycle is an extended battle of who can act the craziest and who can get away with it. Determining what lunacy is wort...

Tim Pawlenty: Obama Projecting Weakness To World

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says bullies and world leaders respect strength, not weakness, and President Barack Obama needs ...

GOProud Slams Tim Pawlenty Over Calls For Defunding DADT Repeal

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The chairman of gay Republican group GOProud lashed out at former Minnesota Gov. and potential 2012 presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty Tuesday, sayin...

Tim Pawlenty: Michele Bachmann Would Be 'A Strong Candidate' For President

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) isn't scared of the home-state competition that a potential presidential run from GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann cou...

Tim Pawlenty Drops Epic Movie Trailer For 'Courage To Stand' Book (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We know the attention span of the average American is getting shorter, but apparently books by politicians now need to be marketed -- through video --...

Sam Stein

Tim Pawlenty: GOP Should Vote Against Raising Debt Ceiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty urged congressional Republicans on Sunday to not vote to raise the debt ceiling when the matter is co...