Two Minnesotans to Battle for Prez Nomination

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jun 02, 2011 12:00 PM
Two Minnesotans to Battle for Prez Nomination
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty already has declared his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination, and Rep. Michele Bachmann is likely to do so soon. Each of them says there’s room for both in the campaign. But it’s unlikely that’s how they really feel, Politico reports.

They represent different factions of the Republican Party. When Pawlenty, then state House majority leader, ran for governor in 2002, Bachmann, then a first-term state senator, supported a more conservative candidate.

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