Pawlenty Endorses Golnik in Massachusetts

Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 03:15 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Jon Golnik, the Republican opposing Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas in Massachusetts’ 5th District, has received a valuable endorsement — from Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, Roll Call reports. Pawlenty is likely to run for president in 2012.

Golnik Pawlenty endorsementGolnik “is the kind of leader we need in Washington — and we need more like him,” Pawlenty says in a statement. “Jon will be a vote against the outrageous debt-building agenda currently in Congress, and I look forward to helping him achieve his goals.”

Golnik sought the Minnesota governor’s support “because he likes Pawlenty and they are like-minded,” Golnik’s campaign spokeswoman Alicia Preston says. In addition, Golnik’s brother Ben, a Republican political consultant, worked for the Minnesota Republican Party in 2007.

Another likely presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, endorsed Golnik and gave him $5,000.



© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Grover Norquist: Scott Walker Good Choice for 2016

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 22:50 PM

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker bears striking similarities to former President Calvin Coolidge, making him a strong GOP can . . .

Democratic Pollsters: Obama Hurting Hillary's Chances

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 21:52 PM

Two Democratic Party pollsters say President Barack Obama is hurting Hillary Clinton's presidential chances in 2016. . . .

Newt Gingrich: Obama Could Learn From Bill Clinton's Cooperation

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 18:00 PM

President Barack Obama's inability to work with the opposition is in stark contrast to President Bill Clinton, says form . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved