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The 2011 Iowa GOP Debate: Pawlenty, Bachmann Battle Begins Anew

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9:41 p.m.: "I agreed to the cigarette fee, I regretted that," Pawlenty said, when faced with a question regarding passage of a tax on cigarettes when he claims to have never raised taxes in Minnesota.

9:45 p.m.: Pawlenty, Bachmann begin a lively fight on the cigarette tax. The Congresswoman and former governor disagree on the history of the tax, with Bachmann claiming he was listening to special interests more than Minnesotans. Bachmann did not vote for the tax.

Former Senator Rick Santorum scoffs: "Some people haven't had a chance to say a lot."


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