The Invisible Primary, 6/9

By Chris Good

Tracking the GOP race to 2012

Today, Tim Pawlenty gets ready to make spending cuts and balance Minnesota's budget; Mike Huckabee's PAC sent out a fundraising e-mail pledging to help Bob McDonnell in the Virginia gubernatorial race; Huckabee will appear in Iowa tomorrow to raise funds for ally Bob Vander Plaats, a prospective 2010 gubernatorial candidate there; Haley Barbour will headline a GOP fundraiser in New Hampshire June 24; Sarah Palin's appearance at the GOP's fundraising gala last night caused little stir, but several headlines; Newt Gingrich keynoted the event; and Mitt Romney will discuss the Employee Free Choice Act at a forum in Delaware tomorrow.

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