Pawlenty leaves Romney, lands lobbying gig
ST. PAUL -- Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is no longer presidential candidate Mitt Romney's chief surrogate after accepting the top job at a major lobbying group.
The Politico website reports Pawlenty is the new head of The Financial Services Roundtable, a major lobbying organization for financial institutions.
Pawlenty, who dropped his own White House bid more than a year ago, had been the most-seen stand-in for Republican candidate Romney.
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