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Pawlenty Drops Out of Presidential Race on Heels of Bachmann's Straw Poll Victory


Today on ABC's "This Week," former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced he was dropping out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination. In yesterday's Republican straw poll in Ames, Iowa, Pawlenty finished a distant third to Rep. Michele Bachmann, Minn., who took the top spot. Rep. Ron Paul, Texas, came in second.

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AlterNet / By AlterNet Staff

Posted at August 14, 2011, 7:32am