Pawlenty Leaving Job in Washington, Looking at Run For Governor

February 06, 2018 05:51 PM

Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty confirmed Tuesday that he has left his job at Washington-based Financial Services Roundtable and is exploring a possible run for his old office.

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In an interview with FOX Business, Pawlenty – the last Republican to win a statewide election in the state – said he was not making any official announcements.

"As has been reported publicly, I'm exploring (a run for governor) as an option, but I haven't made any decisions in that regard," Pawlenty said in the interview with Neil Cavuto of FOX Business.

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