No Bush, Cheney

President George Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney will not speak at the Republican National Convention when it opens in St. Paul Monday. The White House this morning made that announcement in light of the impending landfall of Hurricane Gustav. GOP presidential candidate John McCain said it is not in good taste to hold a…
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Fair-weather Fans

A large crowd gathered this morning for Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s weekly radio show at WCCO radio’s Minnesota State Fair booth. It wasn’t a typical show, of course, given the close focus on Pawlenty in the final hours before Arizona Sen. John McCain’s vice presidential pick. But by the time the show started, most in the…
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Democrats On Attack

State Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Chairman Brian Melendez released this statement used John McCain’s decision to pass over Gov. Tim Pawlenty for a running mate to criticize the Republican governor:   “Senator McCain’s choice of rival Sarah Palin is a slap in the face to Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who campaigned at McCain’s side even in McCain’s darkest…
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Democrats On Attack

State Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Chairman Brian Melendez released this statement used John McCain’s decision to pass over Gov. Tim Pawlenty for a running mate to criticize the Republican governor:   “Senator McCain’s choice of rival Sarah Palin is a slap in the face to Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who campaigned at McCain’s side even in McCain’s darkest…
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Pawlenty Has Future

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is not running for vice president this year, but as John McCain says, he is a key to the future of the Republican Party. Minnesota GOP Chairman Ron Carey called Pawlenty a "two thumbs up" type of leader for the party. Most Minnesotans are disappointed McCain did not pick Pawlenty, Carey…
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