Tim Pawlenty is endorsing Mitt Romney for president. That's the word from Romney's campaign. Pawlenty is a former Minnesota governor who dropped out of the GOP nomination race last month after a poor showing in the Iowa straw poll.
Republicans in Iowa will head to Ames this Saturday to participate in a straw poll. College of St. Benedict and St. John's University Political Science Professor Kay Wohlsborn says for candidates like former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty it could be a make-or-break poll.