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REUTERS Tim Pawlenty supporters listening to the former governor's speech at the Ames Straw poll. Pawlenty finished third and dropped out of the race the following day. (Photo by Todd Melby) 2011 GOP presidential campaign stories In 2011, I worked as a freelancer for Reuters covering the Republican presidential race. Since I'm based in Minnesota, I focused on the fortunes of former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann. Here are links to several stories where I was a co-author or contributor: Christian group struggles over Gingrich endorsement (12/18/11) Bachmann campaign pressed by Perry, fundraising (9/8/2011) Bachmann campaign manager, deputy stepping down (9/5/11 - contributed reporting) Bachmann sticks to strategy in campaign fight (8/25/11 - contributed reporting) Struggling Pawlenty exits White House race (8/14/11 - contributed reporting) Some Pawlenty donors start to doubt 2012 campaign (8/11/11) Factbox: Pawlenty clings