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Nearly half of states expect to confront big budget gaps

...lawmakers in the Democratic-led General Assembly say spending cuts alone will not close the gap. In Kansas, the Republican governor and GOP-dominated Legislature now confront budget deficits after aggressive tax cutting that prompted them to...
Beyond Clinton, many 2016 hopefuls have used private emails

...governors. Christie, the current Republican governor, follows an executive order...Jersey. BOBBY JINDAL The Republican governor, who campaigned on a platform...spokeswoman for Wisconsin's Republican governor, touted the state's "strong...
Bob Franken: Let us prey

...the most offensive I've ever heard a president make in my lifetime," were the words of Virginia's former Republican governor Jim Gilmore. "He has offended every believing Christian in the United States." And of course Rush Limbaugh...
Conservatives cheer on Romney as establishment field grows

...Meanwhile, Christie is indicating he may move forward sooner than expected.He has been on a victory tour attending Republican governors' inaugurations, which will take him to key early voting states such as South Carolina and Iowa this week, just...
GOP govs starting to strut their stuff for 2016

...Christie or not, the looming 2016 contest changed the context of every speech, interview and panel discussion at the Republican Governors Association's annual conference. The summit at the oceanside Boca Raton Resort & Club felt like a test run for...
Cal Thomas: Who are you calling stupid?

...the Affordable Care Act. Although individual states could still provide subsidies, the overwhelming number of Republican governors and GOP-majority state legislatures are unlikely to do so.Republicans should save the clip of Jonathan Gruber...
Struggling governors could hurt GOP's Senate hopes

...embattled governors whose campaigns possibly could hurt their party's Senate nominee:It's hard to believe that a Republican governor and senator are struggling for re-election in one of the nation's most reliably GOP states. But they are...
Bob Franken: No October surprise party

...impression that the Obama administration was competently doing its job in the days after the storm and the fact that a Republican governor, Chris Christie, was saying so turned Mother Nature's surprise into a cakewalk at the polls for Mr. Obama...
Romney, Cruz to rally support for Sullivan

...platform and we don't have outside politicians telling Alaskans how to vote," Walker said in a statement.The Republican Governors Association is a major donor of a third-party group registered as "Citizens Against Walker."Third-party...
What others say: D.C. virus strikes again

...met with President Barack Obama, they tore into Republicans. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, a Democrat, said Republican governors "have been distracted by a more radical social agenda that gives tax cuts to the wealthy (and) asks the middle...


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