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Pawlenty’s Torpedo of Truth

“Truth” is the theme of Tim Pawlenty’s campaign kickoff this week, and while much of his message isn’t taboo shattering–the former Minnesota governor’s warnings...

Tim Pawlenty Becomes a Romney Surrogate

It’d be a mistake to overstate the impact of a single endorsement, especially one from a one-time rival who never commanded much in the way of national...

Pawlenty’s Hope

It remains entirely possible, despite his summer slump, that Tim Pawlenty will win Iowa, and all the attendant money and momentum that comes with that feat...

Huntsman, Pawlenty Mulled Health Care Mandates

The conventional wisdom among the political punditry is that 2012 Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney will be hamstrung by the health-insurance plan he helped...

Pawlenty’s Truth

Having just finished a big profile of Tim Pawlenty, I thought I’d offer some thoughts on his Official Announcement Day. The first is that his timing couldn’t...

Liquid Courage: Pawlenty vs. Huntsman on Ethanol

Longtime corn ethanol supporter Tim Pawlenty  has gotten a lot of good press for his allegedly courageous proposal to phase out ethanol subsidies, because...

Tim Pawlenty Says He Is Worse Off Than He Is

It’s always a bad sign when a candidate for President of the United States makes the case that he is actually doing worse in the polls than he is. Here is Tim...

Iowa Poll “Very Good News for Pawlenty”?

More than a week after his official campaign kickoff that included a tour through multiple morning shows and several cities, Tim Pawlenty still has plenty of...

Who Should Romney Pick For Vice-President?

Penn: Obama’s pick of Biden in 2008 was based on filling a void in foreign policy experience, not to win the state of Delaware. Foreign policy was a major topic...

Campaign Spouses: The M-Paw Factor

The spouses of presidential candidates usually play a small, but non-trivial role, in the success or failure of campaigns. (Jeri Thompson is a personal...

Pawlenty Releases Tea Party-Themed Video

On the heels of his speech at the Tea Party Patriots' policy summit in Phoenix over the weekend, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has released a new video...

Re: Pawlenty’s Truth

Crowley astutely points to Tim Pawlenty’s opening theme of “truth,” interpreting it as both a way to market the former governor’s vanilla Midwestern personality...