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Pawlenty gets GOP backing

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MINNEAPOLIS -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty sharply criticized his potential Democratic opponents after earning Republicans' endorsement for a second term Friday, but also apologized to GOP state convention delegates he failed to please in his first term.


The prospect of a Democratic governor should be Republicans' worst nightmare, Pawlenty said.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.