Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty addresses the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty addresses the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)