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Video: Pawlenty's Offensive


Former governor of Minnesota Tim Pawlenty speaks at the 2011 CPAC conference in Washington DC on Friday, February 11, 2011.(Chet Susslin)

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R), who announced the formation of a presidential exploratory committee on Monday, faces some significant hurdles in winning the GOP nomination. National Journal Hotline Editor-in-Chief Reid Wilson talks about how Pawlenty can address his shortcomings -- and how he's already tackling one.

Video by Theresa Poulson with photos by Getty Images

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