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GOP convention wrap: Karl Rove wows state Republicans

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By Don Davis

and Scott Wente

St. Paul Capitol Bureau

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Gov. Tim Pawlenty spoke. So did U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman. And congressional candidates went before state Republican convention delegates with speeches.


But it was GOP icon Karl Rove who drew the biggest response from delegates in their two-day state convention, which ended Saturday with Rove's pep-talk speech.

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