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Democratic Governors

The Political Revolution Is Close To Fruition In Oregon

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.24.2016 | Politics

Many of the progressive wish list issues Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) advocate for as they campa...

States Take Lead On Equal Pay, With Legislation Stalled In Congress

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama signed his first piece of legislation, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, seven years ago today, which made it eas...

With 2020 In Mind, Democrats Are Starting To Focus On Governors' Races

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Governors Association launched a new initiative Tuesday to target states where governors play a role in how congressional...

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...

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...