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Democratic Governors

Samantha Lachman

Dem Governors Struggle To Overcome Opposition As Obama Embraces Executive Powers | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The six Democratic governors who face GOP-controlled state legislatures may be slightly jealous of President Barack Obama's ability to d...

Samantha Lachman

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Had A Very, Very Bad Night | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans had been predicted to take control of the Senate Tuesday evening, but Democrats hoped to do better in gubernatorial races. ...

Dems Challenge State's Campaign Finance Law

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

By Scott Malone April 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Democratic Governors' Association on Wednesday sued the state of Connecticut, saying it...

Democratic Governors Fall Far Shy Of Republican Counterparts' Fundraising Haul

AP | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Governors Association says it raised $12.5 million in the first three months of this year, roughly half what its Re...

GOP Governors Have Edge Entering 2014, But Some Worries Linger

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans swept into governorships on a tea-party fueled wave of discontent four years ago, taking over statehouses long g...

Sam Stein

DGA Chair Martin O'Malley: GOP Risking National Default To Deny Obama Second Term | Sam Stein | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With states and cities already suffering the consequences of the nation creeping toward hitting the legal debt limit, one Democratic gov...

Sam Stein

17 Democratic Governors Launch Preemptive Strike Against Paul Ryan's Medicaid Proposal | Sam Stein | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Seventeen Democratic governors have signed and sent a letter to congressional leaders stating their firm opposition to a Medicaid reform...

Democratic Revival Begins with Governors

Nathan Daschle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Daschle

People are angry and understandably so - they're not getting what they want from politicians. While our problems are as great as they have ever been,...

Chris Cillizza: Governors Races Take Center Stage In 2010

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Governors Association and Democratic Governors Association -- long regarded as the forgotten little brother (or sister) of the national...

In Politics, It's All About Timing, and Democratic Governors Could Use Some

Rick Sloan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Sloan

For Democratic gubernatorial candidates, time is running out. And two uncontrollable forces are making their political lives exceedingly perilous.

Dem Governors Attack Environmentalists On Stimulus

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic governors are slamming environmental advocates, in one of the first fights to break out within the Democratic party over the shape of the s...

Sam Stein

GOP Looks To Redistrict Itself Back Into Power | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For months, a sense of dread has been percolating within Republican circles over potentially massive congressional losses in 2008. Facing the possibil...

Democratic Governors Rally In Support For Obama

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Thursday, the nation's Democratic governors will gather in Chicago, united in one common goal: to bring real change and a new direction to our nati...