Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty has announced the end of his campaign for the U.S. presidency. You can read about it here in the Star Tribune.
Pawlenty dropped his bid for the Republican nomination after placing third in an Iowa straw poll. He was beat out by Michele Bachmann and Ron Paul.
To learn more, read the Who2 biography of Tim Pawlenty, then catch up on the other contenders for the Republican nomination in the Who2 Loop Presidential Candidates 2012.