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Former Minnesota first lady Mary Pawlenty sneaks a peak at her husband's newly unveiled portrait Monday night while former Gov. Tim Pawlenty posted for photographers.

Former Minn. Gov. Pawlenty: Should have not bet so much on Iowa

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ST. PAUL -- Tim Pawlenty now thinks he spent too much time and money in Iowa, and Monday night said that if he knew then what he knows now he probably would still be in the Republican presidential race.


After his official governor's portrait was unveiled Monday night in the Minnesota Capitol, he said that in hindsight he may have pulled out of the race too soon.

"We were out of money; to go forward you have to have money," Pawlenty said. "Hindsight is always 20-20."

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