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Published July 13, 2011, 07:06 AM

SPIN METER: Pawlenty's Rosy Memory of '05 Shutdown

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is seizing on a state government shutdown in his home state to try to spark a flagging presidential campaign. The Republican is reminding voters that he too presided over a partial state government shutdown, and he even cut a campaign commercial saying he "won" that one.

By: Martina Lohn, Associated Press

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