Pawlenty Drops Out of Presidential Race After Disappointing Straw Poll Finish

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is dropping out of the Republican presidential contest, after a disappointing third-place finish in the Iowa Straw Poll Saturday. "We needed to get some lift to continue on and have a pathway forward," Pawlenty said this morning in an exclusive interview on "This Week." "That didn't happen, so I'm announcing this morning on your show that I'm going to be ending my campaign for president. "I'm very, very grateful for the people of Iowa," Pawlenty added. "I...Full Story
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