Lori Sturdevant: Carlson calls governor home

  • Article by: Lori Sturdevant
  • Updated: September 23, 2009 - 5:13 PM

Former Minnesota governors generally refrain from head-on clashes with their old office's current occupant. That may be why former Gov. Arne Carlson did not mention his fellow Republican successor, Gov. Tim Pawlenty, by name Tuesday, or explicitly blast the latter's absences from Minnesota as he explores a possible presidential bid.

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