Governor Tim Pawlenty, Politically Retired, But Offers Advice

Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty had no earth shattering announcements about his future on Friday, but he did have a story about a wild Porsche ride with Jesse Ventura and some advice for current Governor Mark Dayton and legislative leaders.

Recount Central

Today’s UpTake: All Recount Eyes on Hennepin

Tom Emmer’s team increased their challenging of ballots in Hennepin County yesterday, so much that Plymouth, Minn. clerk Sandy Engdahl got into a heated argument with Emmer attorney Tony Trimble over whether the trailing team had a quota of challenges to file per precinct. And now GOP chair Tony Sutton has fueled rumors that the Republicans will file a post-recount lawsuit.