Tim Pawlenty on Townhall

Jonah Goldberg - Wed Aug 17

Perry didn't exactly chase Pawlenty out of the race; the Iowa straw poll (in which T-Paw finished a distant third) did that. But the two developments are closely related. They're linked by the fact that Barack Obama is very beatable. ... more

Michael Medved - Wed Aug 17

It’s probably a good thing that coverage of the Iowa Straw Poll and Rick Perry’s announcement of candidacy upstaged the discussion about the televised GOP debate two days before. ... more

Charlotte Hays - Tue Aug 16

We are witnessing the left turning on an increasingly bewildered Barack Obama, who without his usual balm of praise, now seems lost in the cosmos, with the kind of bitterness that can spring only from one cause: love gone sour. Much to my horror, my fellow Republicans, I am seeing in you something alarmingly similar to what got the 2008 Democrats in such trouble: you, too, want to fall in love. ... more

Debra J. Saunders - Tue Aug 16

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is the first casualty of the Ames, Iowa, straw poll. After he came in third -- behind firebrand Reps. Michele Bachmann and Ron Paul -- he pulled out of the 2012 GOP presidential race. ... more

Rich Galen - Mon Aug 15

Bachmann did it with advertising and a ton of what used to be called "free" media - press - but is now called "earned" media. This result will boost her Q-factor but there are two dark clouds on the horizon: Perry and Palin ... more

Iowa - Sun Aug 14

Tim Pawlenty announces that he intends to drop out of the GOP presidential race. ... more

Guy Benson - Fri Aug 12

Townhall.com Staff - Wed Aug 10

Rich Galen - Tue Aug 9

Where are we in terms of a really juicy August story in 2011? Credit rating agencies, 10-year bond returns, credit default swaps, and ECB interventions. ... more

Nicholas Freiling - Mon Aug 8

Derek Hunter - Sun Jul 31

With all the news of doom and gloom and threats to halt Social Security checks, you might not have noticed there is a political event coming up that the media will inevitably hype - the Ames Straw Poll. ... more

Townhall.com Staff - Wed Jul 27

Washington, D.C. - Tue Jul 26

Republican candidate Tim Pawlenty takes swipes at Bachmann, Obama. ... more

Townhall.com Staff - Mon Jul 25

Debra J. Saunders - Sun Jul 24

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's bid to win the GOP presidential nomination hasn't exactly been catching on fire. Earlier this month, The New York Times ran a story about his candidacy under the headline "Will Republican Race's First In Be the First Out?" ... more

Steve Chapman - Sun Jul 24

When you pick up a glossy, multi-page color brochure at a presidential campaign event, you expect to see a candidate's image on the front. The ones stacked on a table inside the Sports Page Grill, where Tim Pawlenty is appearing this morning, do feature that sort of photo. But it's not of Pawlenty. It's of Barack Obama. ... more