Sunday, August 14, 2011

Pawlenty Drops 2012 Presidential Bid

Published August 14, 2011 |

Tim Pawlenty announced an end to his presidential candidacy Sunday after what he called a "disappointing" third place finish in the Ames, Iowa, straw poll.

The former Minnesota governor said he had hoped to get a jolt from the preference poll that is an early indicator of a candidate's potential strength in the primary season.

"I'm ending my campaign for president," Pawlenty told ABC's "This Week," noting that he wished the scenario had been different but voters were looking for something else...

1 comment:

Fr. Erik Richtsteig said...

I would have had trouble voting for him as he is an ex-Catholic.