Minnesota gov tapped as guest speaker for Ala GOP

Montgomery, AL – - Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will be the
keynote speaker at the Alabama Republican Party's annual "Red,
White & Blue Dinner" on Feb. 5 in Montgomery.
Republican Party officials said Thursday that Pawlenty will
speak at the annual fundraising dinner at the Renaissance Hotel.
Pawlenty is serving his second term as the governor of
Minnesota. He is considered a possible Republican presidential
candidate in 2012.
Alabama GOP chairman Mike Hubbard said Pawlenty's appearance
will kickoff the campaign toward the 2010 elections.