Articles Tagged 'Tim Pawlenty'
Pawlenty, who called Trump ‘unfit and unhinged,’ derailed in comeback attempt in Minnesota
Tim Pawlenty — who briefly ran for president in 2012 and had derided President Trump as “unhinged” — was denied in his effort to stage…
Tim Pawlenty cites John McCain, Mitt Romney in predicting Jeb Bush can win GOP nomination
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Wednesday he believes former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush can win the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, dismissing the notion that conservatives wouldn’t elect an “establishment” candidate by pointing to the party’s standard bearer the past two presidential cycles.
“See John McCain; see Mitt Romney,” Mr. Pawlenty, who ended his 2012 presidential campaign in the…
Wall Street Critic Pawlenty to Head Financial Services Lobby
(Bloomberg) –Â Tim Pawlenty, the former Republican governor of Minnesota who criticized Wall Street while running for president last year, is joining theÂ Financial Services RoundtableÂ as president and chief executiveÂ officer.
Pawlenty, 51, will take over from the retiringÂ Steve BartlettÂ as CEO of the Washington-based group that represents 100 of the biggest financial-services companies, including JPMorgan Chase &…
Tim Pawlenty Shows Two Sides of a Vice Presidential Contender
ByÂ SHUSHANNAH WALSHE, ABC News
On a day when Mitt Romney surrogates and vice presidential contenders were spread out all over the country, Tim Pawlenty…
Democrats Dump Opposition Research On Top Vice Presidential Contenders
By Jonathan Karl, Michael Falcone, Gregory Simmons and Arlette Saenz, ABCNews.com
Mitt Romney and his team in Boston arenâ€™t the only ones feverishly vetting potential running mates.
In a non-descript Washington, DC office building within sight of the United States Capitol, a team of more than a dozen Democratic researchers have spent the last few months examining every nook…
Pawlenty endorsment brings pluses, minuses to Romney campaign
By Alicia M. CohnÂ -The Hill
Tim Pawlentyâ€™s endorsement of Mitt Romney might help the former Massachusetts governor deflect criticism of that stateâ€™s healthcare plan, but likely wonâ€™t help him pick up support from the Tea Party movement.
Healthcare is seen as one of Romneyâ€™s most vulnerable issues, with critics pointing out similarities between the Massachusetts and national healthcare…
Straw Poll Pushes Pawlenty Out
By: Lisa Martone
AMES–Some discredit the power of the Ames Straw Poll but Saturday’s results where enough to push the number 3 out of the race.
Just one day after the numbers were tallied up at the Ames Straw Poll, Gov. Tim Pawlenty dropped out, saying he did not get the lift he needed to keep his campaign going.…
Tim Pawlenty chief says Michele Bachmann won’t last over long haul
ByÂ JONATHAN MARTIN | Politico
Tim Pawlenty manager Nick Ayers sent a blast email today to supporters making the case why Iowans will rally to the former Minnesota governor and Michele Bachmann will fade.
After reiterating Pawlenty’s accomplishments in St. Paul, Ayers wrote: “This doesn’t make great fodder for cable news but as more Republican primary voters start to…
GOP candidates Bachmann, Pawlenty trade barbs over conservative credentials
WASHINGTON â€” The campaigns of Republican presidential hopefuls Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty resumed their war of words Sunday, arguing via press release over which candidate has the stronger conservative credentials.
Minnesota Rep. Bachmann accused Pawlenty of supporting policies that are anathema to her tea party supporters, such as the individual mandate to buy health insurance and…
GOP presidential candidates lag in fundraising compared with 2007
By Dan Eggen and Perry Bacon Jr., The Washington Post
Are Republicans suffering from an enthusiasm gap?
After taking the House last November in…