An Iowa straw broke the campaign’s back. From AFP:
Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty announced on Sunday he is dropping out of the Republican presidential contest, after a distant third place finish in a key test vote.
Pawlenty made the announcement after finishing with 2,293 votes Saturday in Iowa’s Ames Straw Poll — seen as a key [...]
Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty dropped out of the race for president this morning. Pawlenty finished third yesterday in the Iowa Straw Poll. The AP reported: Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty dropped out of the race for the GOP pr... Read Post
After finishing third at the Iowa Straw Poll, former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty is quitting his quest to become the GOP nominee for President according to to multiple reports. Pawlenty had put everything into winning the Straw ... Read Post