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  • Rauner vow revives governor's mansion question

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — It's been more than a decade since an Illinois governor lived full time at the state's Executive Mansion, but once again a Chicago-area candidate's promise to make his home there has revived the question of just how important it is for the state. Wealthy Republican...

  • Is the Republican fight against Medicaid expansion over?

    The fight over Medicaid expansion might be nearing the beginning of the end.

  • Well, this is embarrassing: Georgia governor mistakes Hispanic student for an illegal immigrant

    Gov. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., earlier this week suffered a regrettable gaffe when he assumed that a Hispanic student at a College Republicans event at the University of Georgia was in the country illegally. 

  • NY voters could see 12 ballot lines for governor

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York voters could see as many as 12 parties putting up candidates for governor this fall, including the familiar major parties and some returning long-shots like the Rent is Too Damn High Party. Six independent parties filed petitions before last week's deadline to join...

  • VIDEO: Gubernatorial races set in Florida, Arizona

    Florida and Arizona were among the states who held primary elections Tuesday and the races are now set in both states' gubernatorial races.

  • NY Times: No endorsement in Cuomo-Teachout race

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Times editorial board announced Tuesday that it will not endorse a candidate in the Democratic Primary for governor but nonetheless delivered a stinging reproach to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. In an opinion piece published online Tuesday the board said it could not...

  • FL-Gov-nominated

    BULLETIN (AP) — Rick Scott, GOP, nominated Governor, Florida.

  • Voters guide for the Florida primary election

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's primary election for governor, Congress, the Legislature and other offices is Tuesday. Here are five things voters should know: GOVERNOR'S RACE: Most attention is being focused at the top of the ballot where Democrats and Republicans will chose their nominee...

  • Rick Perry just hired someone from ... Bill Clinton's old office?

    Mark Fabiani, former special counsel to President Bill Clinton, has joined the Texas Republican governor's efforts to push back against allegations that he abused his power and unlawfully coerced a district attorney.

  • Rick Perry had a good week, but legal troubles remain

    Considering that he was indicted, Rick Perry has had a pretty good week, but it may not last.

  • 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...



From the Weekly Standard

  • ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’

    "Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick,” President Obama told the American Legion’s annual convention in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 26. He repeated the thought in...

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  • Small Ball in Wisconsin

    West Allis, Wis. --  Scott Walker looked relaxed. Dressed in light blue Levi’s jeans, a navy polo shirt, and white and gray Nike sneakers, the Wisconsin governor had just finished speaking at a...

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  • Democrats Take the Low Road

    Conway, Ark. "Tom Cotton voted against preparing America for pandemics like Ebola,” a TV ad in Arkansas declared last week. The ad came from Democrat Mark Pryor, who is running for reelection to...

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