Tim Pawlenty is the former governor of Minnesota, having served two terms in office from 2003-2011.
Recent statements involving Tim Pawlenty
Says Tim Pawlenty said in 2006, "The era of small government is over... the government has to be more proactive and more aggressive."
Says scientists are "in dispute" over whether being gay is a choice.
Recent stories featuring Tim Pawlenty
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We check dueling claims from presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty
Last Sunday, Republican presidential candidate and Lady Gaga fan Tim Pawlenty discussed the science behind sexual orientation. We checked whether there's a scientific consensus.
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