August 28, 2008 11:55 PM
The Republican vice presidential watch picked up ever-more intensity Thursday, with Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty right in the middle of it. (May need to register)Click here for full story
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On Monday, The Senate advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the legislation. The shutdown began Saturday after Democrats derailed a Republican measure that would have kept government open until Feb. 16. Democrats wanted to pressure the GOP to cut a deal protecting young immigrants from deportation and boosting federal spending.
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