Pawlenty Looked At As Romney Running Mate

Tim Pawlenty

Mitt Romney has embraced Tim Pawlenty, seeking his advice about running against President Obama and dispatching him to Republican events on his behalf.

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  • Tim Pawlenty makes pleasant — even sweet — public appearance
    Pawlenty, before opening his prepared remarks, looked at Sviggum and said ... Pawlenty said Walker might succeed over some of the other righties in the field because, running in Wisconsin, he had had to develop the knack for “communicating red ...
    03/15/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • It’s not crazy for Mitt Romney to run for president again
    Mitt Romney has effectively been running for president ... So there seems to be at least one candidate who would definitively win Romney's support. In 2011, former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty looked on paper like a credible rival to Romney.
    09/26/2014 - 4:20 am | View Link
  • Pawlenty, passed over for VP, still soldiers on for Romney
    Pawlenty, who until Friday was widely believed to be a finalist for Mitt Romney's vice presidential selection, appeared as scheduled at a small breakfast speech just hours after Romney instead unveiled Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., as his running mate before an ...
    08/11/2012 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • iReporters yearn for Romney running mate who says she's not running
    (CNN)-- Some voters are still pining for Mitt Romney to pick a dream running mate who's likely out of reach -- a candidate ... Rob Portman of Ohio and former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty were among other popular choices. Rating Romney's possible running ...
    08/10/2012 - 6:34 pm | View Link
  • Veep Beat: Pawlenty in Romney’s Neighborhood This Weekend
    PAWLENTY ... It looked like he was pretty deep in conversation.’” Get more pure politics at ABC and a lighter take on the news at JINDAL STUMPS IN COLORADO: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will campaign for Romney at ...
    08/9/2012 - 6:21 am | View Link
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  • Tim Pawlenty
    Early life, education, and early career. Pawlenty was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Eugene Joseph Pawlenty, and his wife, Virginia Frances (née Oldenburg).
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    03/21/2015 - 9:24 pm | View Website
  • Shields and Brooks on Koch brothers’ near-billion dollar ...
    JUDY WOODRUFF: For Mitt Romney, a third time won’t be the charm. For the Koch brothers, nearly a billion dollars might be the right number. And for congressional ...
    01/30/2015 - 12:55 pm | View Website
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