Pawlenty wants candidates to get ready to take office
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants his two would-be successors to informally begin the transition into the state's top spot, but he also promises to remain in office as long as needed.
If the Mark Dayton-Tom Emmer governor's race goes through a recount, and maybe a court challenge, there may not be a new governor in place when Pawlenty is supposed to leave office Jan. 3.
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