Locals react to Iowa Straw Poll results

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -Tim Pawlenty has dropped out of the race
for the GOP presidential nomination, a day after finishing a
disappointing third in the Iowa straw poll.
The former Minnesota governor tells ABC's "This Week" he
thinks he would have made a great president, but "obviously that
pathway isn't there."
Pawlenty says he offered voters "a rational, established,
credible, strong record of results," based on his two terms as
governor of a largely Democratic state. But he says voters
apparently were "looking for something different."
He says another "very good candidate" will emerge who will
defeat President Barack Obama.
Pawlenty had struggled to gain traction in Iowa, a state he had
said he must win, after laying the groundwork for a campaign for
nearly two years.
For people in the Treasure Valley, politics is still a sore subject. Many people say they are not ready for Campaign 2012.