A fundraising report released Friday covering July through September shows former Gov. Tim Pawlenty has nearly half a million dollars in campaign debt. The former GOP hopeful left the race after a disappointing third-place finish at the Ames, Iowa straw poll in August.
Tim Pawlenty pays off remaining presidential campaign debt
The former Minnesota governor owed nearly $500,000 last fall after he dropped out of the race for the GOP nomination in August. Pawlenty has also filed papers to officially terminate his campaign committee. He supports Mitt Romney for the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in November.