Pawlenty's Fundraising Tips Toward 2012

Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 12:08 PM

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Tim Pawlenty, the Republican governor of the Gopher State, sure is making it look more and more like he’s going to go for the GOP nod for president. The 39th Minnesota governor, whose June 2009 announcement that he wouldn’t seek another term was the initial tickler that he'd like to be the 45th president, has raised almost $800,000 via his federal political action committee and two state-based organizations during the past three months, according to The Fix political blog in The Washington Post.

Pawlenty, Minnesota, governor, president, 2012Blogger Chris Cillizza noted that Pawlenty’s fundraising is “the latest in a series of increasingly obvious signs of his presidential ambitions for 2012."

The lion’s share of the July1-Sept. 30 haul, $565,000, came from Pawlenty’s Freedom First federal PAC, while his Iowa-based state PAC pulled in $135,000 and his similar account in New Hampshire snagged $86,000.

That brings Pawlenty’s cha-ching total for the year to more than $1.8 million through Freedom First, writes Cillizza, who confides parenthetically: “Pawlenty allies argue that his third quarter fundraising totals are even stronger than they might appear at first glance because he spent a week in Iraq and Afghanistan and also led a week-long trade mission to China during the period.”


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  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.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Christie's Out-of-State Trips Hurting His Ratings Back Home

Saturday, 27 Dec 2014 16:51 PM

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's popularity may be growing on the road, but back in his home state, his constituents app . . .

Hillary Clinton's Economic Approach Under Scrutiny

Saturday, 27 Dec 2014 08:34 AM

If Hillary Rodham Clinton seeks the White House again, her message on the economy could be an important barometer as she . . .

Policies of Walker, Other GOP Governors Could Find National Play

Saturday, 27 Dec 2014 07:26 AM

One group of potential candidates for president probably won't be shuffling off to Iowa, New Hampshire or other early ca . . .

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