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The Continuing Myth of GOP Governors Supporting the Stimulus

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty echoes Mark Hemingway’s Corner post while appearing on Rachel Maddow’s show on MSNBC: “Well, we have 22 Republican governors and four supported the bill that I know of, it’s the four that you mentioned. So, the vast majority of Republican governors did not support the bill or at least had concerns about it. I think many governors like me we’re in favor of a stimulus package. We just thought it could have been done better than this one.”


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