Critics say Pawlenty should cancel his weekly radio show; claim he's running for re-election, station and Pawlenty say legally he's not and opponents shouldn't get equal air time

Feb 3, 2006 —
Tom Scheck

When is a candidate for governor NOT a candidate for governor? Governor Tim Pawlenty and several of his potential opponents disagree on that question. The governor's rivals say Pawlenty is clearly running for reelction so he should cancel his weekly radio show. But the governor and the station that airs the program says legally Pawlenty is not a candidate...and his opponents should not expect to get equal airtime. Minnesota Public Radio's Tom Scheck reports...

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