Your support makes MPR News possible. Give Now What's next for Tim Pawlenty? Politics St. Paul, Minn. · Jun 3, 2009 Listen 53min 53sec Gov. Tim Pawlenty announces no third term MPR Photo/Steve Mullis Gov. Tim Pawlenty's decision to forego running for a third term is sending ripples through the political scene, on both the state and national levels. Midday's regular political analysts discuss the possible scenarios.