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Obama Administration Rallies Governors' Support On Immigrant Kids

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama admin...

Obama Keystone Decision Coming In Next Couple Months, Mary Fallin Says

Reuters | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama told governors at a White House meeting ...

Where Obama Is Looking For Allies

AP | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

BY STEVE PEOPLES, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Stymied by a divided Congress, President Barack Obama appealed for help from the nation'...

Obama To Governors: 'Make Yourselves At Home' At The White House

Reuters | Paige Gance | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama invited state governors, some eyeing runs at the presidency in 2016 and beyond, to "make yours...

Obama, Congress Get Warning About Possible Shutdown

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

MILWAUKEE — The nation's governors have a warning for President Barack Obama and Congress: A fiscal standoff in Washington this fall could be ca...

O To Governors: 'We've Got More Work To Do'

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is calling on governors of both parties to work with him. The president, during a White House dinner Sunday...

Sam Stein

Democratic Governors Warn Obama Campaign To Avoid Focusing On Social Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some of the nation's top Democratic governors are urging party leadership to avoid getting consumed by social issues, even as focusing o...

Obama Makes Bold Challenge To Governors

AP | By BETH FOUHY | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama Monday urged the nation's governors to invest more state resources in education, saying a highly skilled workforc...

Obama, Biden Meeting With Governors At White House

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Anxious to ease deepening political tensions with the states, President Barack Obama on Monday told governors he wants to speed up ...

Obama Welcomes Governors To White House

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomed the nation's governors to the White House on Sunday night, joking that the black-tie dinner shared ...

Sam Stein

GOP Governors Get Millions More In Obama Health Care Grants

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Tuesday issued more than $45 million in new grants to various states for the implementation of the president...

Sam Stein

Obama Wins Stimulus Support From Republican Governors

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is, in fact, significant bipartisan support for Barack Obama's recovery package -- at least beyond the halls of Congress. In recent days, some ...

Obama Charms Dem And GOP Governors In Private Meeting

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No one could remember a meeting quite like this. President-elect Barack Obama met with the nation's governors Tuesday to hear their tales of economic...

Obama Governors' Meeting: Emanuel Shares Details

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rahm Emanuel, President-elect Barack Obama's White House Chief of Staff, spoke with reporters on the press plane after a meeting with governors from b...