Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty will appear on MPR’s Midday program on Tuesday. MPR’s Gary Eichten scored the first local interview with the former governor since he announced he was dropping his bid for the White House.
Pawlenty, a Republcian who served from 2001 through 2011, is making the appearance will be one day after his official portrait will be released at the State Capitol.
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Tom Scheck has covered politics and state government for more than ten years for MPR News. He’s covered several gubernatorial campaigns, two statewide recounts, the presidential bids of Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann, U.S. Senate races, close Congressional contests and the Minnesota Legislature. He lives in Falcon Heights with his wife, son and dog. He can sometimes be found chasing a white ball on a golf course. It isn’t a straight walk. Tips are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org