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Pawlenty: I will cut budget if no deal

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ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty said this afternoon he will use his line-item veto power and other budget-cutting authority to set a new state budget if the Democrat-controlled Legislature will not work with him "on a reasonable budget solution."

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Pawlenty said the Democrat-controlled Legislature has passed budget bills in recent days that leave a $3 billion shortfall between anticipated revenue and spending.

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