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All smiles, Tim Pawlenty announces Tuesday he will not run for governor again. Looking on are his wife, Mary, and their oldest daughter, 16-year-old Anna. Pioneer Photo/ Don Davis

Pawlenty won't seek re-election

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Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Tuesday he won't seek a third term, but he was also coy about his political future.

"We don't have term limits in Minnesota, but we do have good judgment and common sense," Pawlenty said Tuesday afternoon to a packed Governor's Reception Room in the State Capitol, a news conference that included outstate reporters via phone link.


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