POLITICO Interview: Gov. Pawlenty – Yahoo! News
Short-listed as a running mate for GOP presidential nominee John McCain, Minnesota Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty is known for his credo that Republicans need to reach “Sam’s Club voters. ” Now in his second term, Pawlenty is widely considered to be among his party’s top potential presidential contenders.
POLITICO sat down with Pawlenty at the winter meeting of the National Governors Association to discuss the stimulus, bipartisanship and the...Read Full Story
Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Friday that the state should borrow $685 million this year to pay for building projects on college campuses, repairing bridges and other road maintenance, flood preparation and other state construction needs.The bonding bill is a fixture of even-year legislative sessions, as political leaders capitalize on the state's borrowing power to preserve state-owned assets and boost local economies. The Republican governor's proposal is modest compared to his own previous...Read Full Story
Representative Sertich's charm offensive continues with odd accusations and strange behavior once again. The only thing that really seems to come to my mind with all of the "Snarkyness" is that we are observing the beginnings of a Sertich Gubernatorial run? You heard it here first!Sertich claims Pawlenty threatened retributionBy BRIAN BAKST , Associated PressLast update: April 11, 2008 - 10:21 PMHouse Majority Leader Tony Sertich said Friday he was threatened with retribution for questioning...Read Full Story
On March 21st and March 22nd there was an interesting array of individuals at Vanderbilt University for a panel discussion titled “Bridging the Gap: America’s Middle Class”. The discussion focused on the decline of the middle class, and where do we go in order to address the growing decline. Events across the nation from our handling of the economic recession, to the protests in Wisconsin, all have had a significant impact on middle class families. Monday March 21st event featured Arrianna...Read Full Story
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