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Pawlenty Was ‘Open to’ Individual Mandate in 2006


In 2006, Tim Pawlenty said during a speech that he was “open to” an individual mandate. Talking to NRO today, Pawlenty denied that he had flip flopped on the mandate issue, pointing out that in 2004 and in 2008, he had turned down recommendations from commissions in Minnesota that wanted an individual mandate. More here.


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