Jennifer Duffy on Gov. Tim Pawlenty's exploratory committee for potential run for president

Mar 22, 2011
Topics: Politics
Curtis Gilbert

Former Governor Tim Pawlenty has taken a step forward in a quest for the White House.  Although not officially in the presidental race, he has formed an exploratory committee to run for president.  Jennifer Duffy, senior editor at the Cook Political Report, explains what this actually means.

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