Los Angeles Business Journal

Romney Finds Down-to-Earth Appeal in Pawlenty

Monday, July 16, 2012

Tim Pawlenty, who was on John McCain’s short list for a GOP running mate, is again being considered for the Republican ticket. The New York Times reports that Mitt Romney has developed a close friendship with the former Minnesota governor, whose working-class roots, experience outside Washington and evangelical faith appeals to a broad spectrum of Republicans.