governor

  1. bajisima

    First transgender nominee for governor wins primary

    Christine Hallquist, who is running as a progressive Democrat in Vermont, made history on Tuesday as she became the first transgender gubernatorial candidate nominated by a major political party. Advancing a progressive platform focused on economic and social justice, including a $15 minimum...
  2. Madeline

    Richard Corday for Ohio Governor, Democrat

    Looks okay on paper. Looks practically comatose on video. http://youtu.be/dkiZz71-KZM Could have been worse. Dennis "E.T." Kucinich mounted a respectable campaign in the primary. Even so, Ohio Democrats. Your talent appears to be very thin on the ground. Your thoughts?
  3. bajisima

    VT GOP governor has more support from democrats than his own party

    Politics are funny.. Republican Gov. Phil Scott's approval rating dropped sharply in the second quarter, but he has maintained solid support among Democrats. In fact, Scott fares 20 percentage point better among Democrats than his own party. The pundits see Vermont as a safe seat for the...
  4. Friday13

    New York governor opens door to criminal case against Trump Foundation

    It's really sad that this has taken so long...should have happened before the election. New York governor opens door to criminal case against Trump Foundation Earlier... New York launches tax probe of Trump Foundation
  5. D

    Governor to hold office hours at the beach

    Governor to hold office hours at the beach By The Associated Press ################################################################################ What an innovative idea the Rhode Island Governor has! No doubt her constituents will now be better able to approach her with their...
  6. D

    GOP governor cuts health care to take anti-abortion stand

    GOP governor cuts health care to take anti-abortion stand By Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press ########################################### The Republican governor has only one goal in mind and it's obviously not to help his fellow South Carolinians as his fellow Republicans have...
  7. bajisima

    Massachusetts governor signs bill raising min wage to $15

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) on Thursday signed a bill that will progressively increase the state minimum wage to $15 per hour. The bill will increase Massachusetts' minimum wage from $11 an hour to $15 by 2023 — a wage increase similar to California's. California's minimum wage of $15...
  8. bajisima

    Ben Jealous wins dem primary for Maryland governor

    Bernie Sanders group had a good night last night. Former NAACP chief Ben Jealous won Maryland’s Democratic primary for governor Tuesday, promising to deliver a progressive agenda that makes college free, legalizes marijuana and raises the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour. Bolstered by...
  9. DebateDrone

    Emails Show Former GOP Governor Crafted Rebuke Of MSU Student's Rape Allegation.

    John Engler involved in Michigan State misstep, emails show Engler, the former Michigan governor, was tapped to lead the university following former president Lou Anna Simon's resignation in the midst of a widespread sexual assault scandal involving Larry Nassar, a once-prominent gymnastics...
  10. bajisima

    Arizona governor huddles with John and Cindy McCain

    Hope all is well... Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) on Tuesday quietly met with Sen. John McCain (R) and his wife, Cindy, at the couple’s home outside Sedona, Ariz., GOP sources in the state told The Hill. The meeting, which was not on the governor's official schedule, comes amid speculation...
  11. Singularity

    Missouri governor resigns

    Massive break for the Missouri GOP. Probably a sign that Greitens knows he's going to jail for one reason or another and is hoping to be pardoned. If he had remained in office, he could've split the GOP base this fall and handed re-election to McCaskill. If McCaskill wins on her own...
  12. Southern Dad

    First Black Woman Governor in the Country, from Georgia?

    That's right, there has never been a state in this nation that has had a black female as governor. Could Georgia be the first? There have only been two Republican governors in the State of Georgia since The Reconstruction. The Democrats had such a stronghold on the gubernatorial elections of...
  13. D

    Texas lieutenant governor suggests violent video games, abortion show 'devalued life,

    Texas lieutenant governor suggests violent video games, abortion show 'devalued life,' bear part of blame for gun violence By Quinn Scanlan ==================================================== Who does Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick of Texas think he's kidding? He's showing that...
  14. Friday13

    Oklahoma governor vetoes gun carry bill in defeat for NRA

    No permit, no training to carry firearms. Just knuckleheads running about with guns. What could go wrong? Glad I don't live in one of those dozen states that allow this. Oklahoma governor vetoes gun carry bill in defeat for NRA
  15. bajisima

    Sex related charges dropped against Missouri governor

    Wonderer what do you make of this? Prosecutors on Monday abruptly dropped an invasion-of-privacy charge against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens but said they still hope to pursue a case against him for allegedly taking a revealing photo of a woman with whom he has acknowledged having an affair...
  16. L

    Iowa Bans Most Abortions As Governor Signs 'Heartbeat' Bill

    May 5, 201811:22 AM ET SASHA INGBER Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed one of the country's most restrictive abortion bills into law on Friday. The so-called "heartbeat" legislation bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat has been detected, at about six weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are made in...
  17. cpicturetaker12

    CA has NO CANDIDATE for governor or US Senate on the ballot for NOV.

    REPUBLICANS have money. They should always be able to put a candidate on a ticket. I would think the CA REP party would have ample funds and candidates to run. Hell, they're notorious for putting up bogus candidates to split votes for their OWN races in primaries, not to mention bogus...
  18. bajisima

    CO governor wont rule our banning marijuana

    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has two facts in front of him: Since 2014 crime has been rising in his state, outstripping the national trend, and since 2014 recreational use of marijuana has been legal. Whether the two are connected is hotly debated -- and if they are, then what? For the...
  19. Tedminator

    Vermont governor signs sweeping gun control measures

    Vermont governor signs sweeping gun control measures https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/11/us/vermont-gun-control/index.html Vermont Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday signed sweeping gun control measures -- including limits on the size of magazines -- that the Legislature passed last month after...
  20. bajisima

    Tim Pawlenty to announce bid for MN governor

    Republican Tim Pawlenty is going to officially declare his run for Minnesota governor, making him the latest high-profile business executive to make a push for political office, according to sources with direct knowledge of the matter. Pawlenty is expected to announce his run Thursday...