The Minnesota Lynx will get their chance to meet President Barack Obama Tuesday September 18 to honor their 2011 WNBA championship when they meet at the White House in Washington D.C. The Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream to win the WNBA championship in 2011.
Tim Pawlenty is casting himself as the Republican candidate willing to tell the country hard truths as he seeks the presidency, announcing in corn-dependent Iowa that its prized federal subsidies for ethanol should be phased out.
Possible White House ambitions are tugging at two Minnesota Republicans, creating complications for both. Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty has long been sizing up a presidential run. Now Rep. Michele Bachmann is doing likewise.