Thu Sep 20, 2012, 07:27 PM
Indi Guy (3,071 posts)
Mitt Romney loses Tim Pawlenty as campaign co-chair 45 days before election...
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WASHINGTON - Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Thursday ruled out a run for political office in Minnesota in 2014, leaving Republicans without a top prospect in what are expected to be competitive races for U.S. Senate and governor.
Advisor Brian McClung told The Associated Press that Pawlenty ruled out the races as he prepares to take a new job as chief executive of The Financial Services Roundtable, a Wall Street lobbying group...
Pawlenty's new job was announced Thursday morning. He's leaving his job as national co-chairman of Mitt Romney's presidential campaign...
Minnesota Republicans will be looking for strong candidates in 2014, when U.S. Sen. Al Franken and Gov. Mark Dayton will be running for second terms. Both of those Democrats won their races by close margins that required statewide recounts...
Read more: http://www.newsday.com/elections/mitt-romney-loses-tim-pawlenty-as-campaign-co-chair-45-days-before-election-1.4021829
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Thu Sep 20, 2012, 07:33 PM
The Velveteen Ocelot (34,732 posts)
2. Timmy the Tool took the job as a lobbyist for the banksters
because he sees Mittens' ship taking on water and doesn't want to get his $200 tassel loafers wet. If S.S. Mittens ends up in Davy Jones' locker, obviously Timmy won't get the cabinet position he covets as a springboard to another run in 2016. And he also knows damn well that running for office in Minnesota would be pretty hopeless these days, since in this state he is about as popular as a case of hemorrhoids. So what can a washed-up politician do? Become a lobbyist, of course.