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Gov. Pawlenty: GOP Needs 'Sam's Club Voters'

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Gov. Pawlenty: GOP Needs 'Sam's Club Voters'

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Gov. Pawlenty: GOP Needs 'Sam's Club Voters'

Gov. Pawlenty: GOP Needs 'Sam's Club Voters'

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Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is widely regarded as one of the Republican Party's future leaders. He says his party has to attract new voters, including women, Hispanics and African Americans, while staying true to its core values, like an anti-abortion position.

Pawlenty tells Renee Montagne that the GOP has to reach out to "Sam's Club voters" — people who are focused on bread-and-butter issues.

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