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  • Rick Perry supporters plan rally to greet him at courthouse

    Perry supporters, including members of the Travis County Republican Party and staffers for statewide Republican campaigns, are planning to greet the governor when he arrives to be booked.

  • Perry PAC Web ad responds to governor's indictment

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry's new political action committee has released a Web video responding to his indictment on felony charges of abuse of power. RickPAC's video features footage of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg's unruly behavior following her 2013 drunken...

  • Governors tout benefits of Medicaid expansion

    Three governors who expanded Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul said Saturday there are economic and moral arguments for embracing a key part of the law, despite strong political opposition in their southern states.

  • Governor hopefuls target tax talk at middle class

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's middle class is getting a lot of attention from the gubernatorial candidates, especially on the subject of taxes, but the TV campaign messages are typically vague and sometimes just plain wrong. An attack ad for Republican incumbent Tom Corbett warns voters...

  • Perry attorney predicts acquittal

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry's state attorney predicts Perry will be cleared of two felony charges handed up late Friday by a Travis County grand jury. Perry faces two counts of abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant over his use of veto power to pressure a...

  • VIDEO: Ad war heats up in Michigan governor race

    The race to be Michigan's governor is heating up on the airwaves as three new campaign ads were released this week.

  • Unlike his ice cream, Doug Ducey won't melt in Arizona's political heat

    Doug Ducey should be the next governor of Arizona.

  • Hawaii governor unseated in Democratic primary

    Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie was unseated in a stunning primary-election defeat Saturday after a fellow Democrat, state Sen. David Ige, easily coasted to victory on his promise to bring a less combative leadership style in a race that divided Democrats.

  • Mansion director: McDonnells were in love

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The woman who ran the governor's mansion under Bob McDonnell testified Thursday that the governor and his wife seemed like a very happy couple during the time she worked with them. Sarah Scarbrough, a close friend of the McDonnells' daughter, who served as mansion director...

  • GOP governors face headwinds in traditional strongholds

    After sweeping into 12 Democrat-held governors mansions in 2010, the GOP is now at risk of losing much of that ground in this election cycle.



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