Here's what Gov. Tim Pawlenty's official public events schedule says for Tuesday: "No Public Events Scheduled."
It turns out the governor was in Los Angeles, California Tuesday night appearing at a conference talking about "America's Political Landscape as the Midterms Approach." The trip was not paid for with state dollars.
GOP Party Chairman Keith Downey released a letter to a party committee questioning the judgment and competency of Deputy Chairman Chris Fields just days ahead of the election for party officers in St. Cloud Saturday.