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  • Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney came out in favor of raising the minimum wage Thursday. Photo by Paul Marotta/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images
    May 9, 2014   BY Chelsea Coatney 

    A week after Senate Republicans blocked a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour nationwide, former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney came out in support of a minimum wage increase. Continue reading

  • June 7, 2012  

    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a onetime rival to Mitt Romney for the Republican nomination who now serves as national co-chair for his campaign, speaks with Judy Woodruff about Romney’s economic record and his stance on labor rights. Continue reading

  • September 12, 2011   BY David Chalian  

    Tim Pawlenty. File photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images. Tim Pawlenty was once seen as potentially the biggest threat to Mitt Romney’s quest for the Republican presidential nomination. Today, the former governor of Minnesota has become Romney’s most high-profile endorser to … Continue reading

  • August 15, 2011  

    The GOP presidential field reshuffled over the weekend when Texas Gov. Rick Perry joined the race, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty dropped out and Rep. Michele Bachmann won the Ames Straw Poll. Gwen Ifill and Political Editor David Chalian discuss the GOP contenders and President Obama’s campaign-style Midwestern bus tour. Continue reading

  • August 14, 2011   BY David Chalian  

    Tim Pawlenty visited the Iowa State Fair on Friday, the day before a poor third place showing at the state’s straw poll. Photo by David Chalian. Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced Sunday he is ending his campaign for the … Continue reading

  • August 12, 2011  

    After Thursday night’s Republican debate in Iowa, GOP presidential hopefuls headed to the State Fair to court voters ahead of Saturday’s GOP straw poll. Judy Woodruff discusses how the debate played out and what’s expected in the weekend poll with Gwen Ifill. Continue reading

  • August 12, 2011  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and National Review Editor Rich Lowry weigh in on the week’s top political news, including the outcome of the Republican debate in Iowa, Mitt Romney’s front-runner campaign style, Rick Perry’s presidential campaign strategy, the new deficit super committee and some bad weeks for President Obama. Continue reading

  • August 12, 2011  

    After a long night of debating each other, the Republican 2012 hopefuls flocked to the famous Iowa State Fair for the fried food, amusement rides and potential voters. Gwen Ifill reports from Des Moines. Continue reading

  • August 11, 2011  

    Following months of speculation, a spokesperson for Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced Thursday that he will join the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. Judy Woodruff and David Chalian discuss Perry’s impact on the Republican field and preview Thursday night’s GOP presidential debate in Iowa. Continue reading

  • June 21, 2011  

    Former two-time Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman ended months of speculation Tuesday by officially launching his campaign for president at New Jersey’s Liberty State Park. Gwen Ifill and Political Editor David Chalian discuss Huntsman’s presidential prospects and the developing GOP presidential field. Continue reading

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