Governor

WATCH: Caitlyn Jenner’s Answer About Her Political Qualifications Sounds A Lot Like Donald Trump’s

WATCH: Caitlyn Jenner’s Answer About Her Political Qualifications Sounds A Lot Like Donald Trump’s

Donald Trump's election in 2016 changed politics forever and did so in many different ways. One of the more unfortunate…

3 years ago

Caitlyn Jenner Has No Chance at Winning CA Gov. Race But Fox News is Still Giving Her Prime Time Town Hall With Sean Hannity

Caitlyn Jenner may have been one of the greatest athletes in the world at one point, but she has no…

3 years ago

Virginia GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful Suggests Capitol Insurrection Was Justified Because of COVID Restrictions

Virginia was long a Republican state. Those days, however are over. In recent years, the state has gone red to…

3 years ago

Judge With Links To Mike Huckabee Curiously Orders Police To Destroy Josh Duggar Report

Judge Stacey Zimmerman ordered police to expunge Josh Duggar's 2006 Offense Report on Thursday.

9 years ago

Despite 1.6 Billion Dollar Budget Hole, Louisiana Is Still Subsidizing Duck Dynasty

Despite the state's economic woes, Governor Jindal has made no plans to cut millions of dollars in subsidies to the…

9 years ago

Illinois Gov. Rauner Projects His Hypocritical Conflict of Interest on Democrats and Unions

Over the weekend, Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner assailed state legislators who accept campaign contributions from public employee unions for…

9 years ago

Governor Snyder’s Plan To Erase Public Education In Detroit

Here in Detroit, the worst of what many of us have long suspected about Gov. Snyder's intentions toward our city…

9 years ago

GOP Xenophobia In Full Swing As Scott Walker Now Wants To Curb Legal Immigration

In an interview with Glenn Beck, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker suggested that he wants to find ways to further limit…

9 years ago

Gov. Mike Pence Declares The Storm Has Passed While GOP Keeps Voting For Discrimination

Pence's words came against a backdrop where Republican lawmakers are continuing to cast legislative votes for,anti-gay discrimination.

9 years ago

Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s Popularity Nosedives After Indiana “Religious Freedom” Bill

A Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research poll finds Governor Pence's popularity has dipped to a dismal 43 percent.

9 years ago

President Obama Says Scott Walker Needs To Bone Up On Foreign Policy

In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, President Obama took a jab at Scott Walker's lack of foreign policy experience.

9 years ago

Florida Governor Rick Scott Flip-Flops On Medicaid Expansion Again, Now Opposes It

Governor Scott has reversed his position and he now opposes Medicaid expansion after briefly supporting it. Ironically, he blames Obama.

9 years ago

Email Scandal Flops As Hillary Clinton Holds A Double-Digit Lead Over Every Republican

A Washington Post-ABC News Poll shows Hillary Clinton leading each of her likely Republican opponents by double digits.

9 years ago

Boycott In Full Swing As CT Gov. Malloy Moves To Ban State Sponsored Travel To Indiana

"When new laws turn back the clock on progress, we can't sit idly by. We are sending a message that…

9 years ago

The Real Unseen Danger of Indiana’s Legal Discrimination Law

It is why although the law appears only to target the LGBT community and allow the 'faithful' to legally punish…

9 years ago

Indiana Republican Governor Mike Pence Ready To Sign Anti-Gay Bill Into Law

If Pence signs the bill, the GOP will continue to be seen as a political party that caters to narrow-minded…

9 years ago

Rudy Giuliani, The Crazy Uncle Face Of The New Republican Party

Seems like every time you turn around these days there's another crazy Republican uncle doing and saying the kind of…

9 years ago

Marco Rubio Flip Flops On Immigration Reform, Recasts Himself As Border Hawk At CPAC

Friday morning, at CPAC, Senator Rubio told an audience that he had learned that his previous support for immigration reform…

9 years ago

Chris Christie’s Hopes Dashed As His Popularity Sinks To New Low

A Rutgers University-Eagleton Poll shows New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie sinking to new depths of unpopularity

9 years ago

Morning Joe Wants Obama To Send More Troops To Fight ISIL Than Were Used In Vietnam War

During Thursday's broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough whined about the Authorization for the Use of Military Force that…

9 years ago

Wyoming’s Republican-Dominated Senate Kills Medicaid Expansion

On Friday, the Republican controlled Wyoming Senate voted 19-11 to reject Medicaid expansion.

9 years ago

Marked Ebola Retreat In West Africa A Victory For Public Health – And Democracy

Congratulations are in order to every civic leader, health professional (many of them American) and citizen who has worked to…

9 years ago

Kansas Tea Party Experiment Fails As Brownback Supports New Tax Hikes

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's attempt to make his state a model for Tea Party governance has ended in abject failure.

9 years ago

GOP’s First Step To Inflict Kansas Economic Woes On America

There is nothing as evil, mean-spirited, and pathetic as a mature adult who sees firsthand that something is inherently dangerous…

9 years ago

US Probation Office Recommends Ten Years In Prison For GOP Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell

The U.S. probation office recommends that former Virginia governor Robert McDonnell spend at least ten years in prison.

9 years ago

Rick Perry Quotes Jesus To Justify Income Inequality and Poverty

Perry's message is clear; there is no reason to address poverty, income inequality, or make any effort to help those…

9 years ago

Is Georgia Ready For Hillary Clinton?

Midterm election results in Georgia show progressive trends and point to battleground potential for the 2016 presidential race.

9 years ago

Ted Nugent Observes Veterans Day By Calling Animal Rights Activists “Subhuman Mongrels”

Draft-dodging ammosexual Ted Nugent went back to the well and reused a favorite insult of his when he referred to…

9 years ago

Unlike Much Of The Country, California Still Solidly Blue After Midterm Elections

After a not-so-really-heated contest between the Republicans and Democrats, California still remains blue, and our State elected leaders are all…

9 years ago

Militia Member Met With Greg Abbott Days Before His Arrest On Illegal Weapons Charges

K.C. Massey, a member of a militia that 'patrols' the Texas border, met with and posed for photos with Texas…

9 years ago

Chris Christie Acts Like Schoolyard Bully To Quarantined Nurse By Daring Her To Sue Him

While out on the road campaigning Tuesday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Dismissed reporters' questions about a potential lawsuit regarding…

9 years ago

Lack of Integrity Drives Support for Corrupt Republicans

Dutifully, Republicans have stepped up to meet their base's demand to be corrupt, and dishonest, and it is evident in…

9 years ago

Won’t Get Fooled Again: Rick Snyder Won’t Con Michigan Twice With “Moderate Nerd” Persona

If the person who you elected to represent you only listens to you when you are saying what he wants…

9 years ago

Conservative Filmmaker’s Attempt To Prove Voter Fraud In Colorado Blows Up In His Face

Conservative activist and professional troublemaker James O'Keefe released another one of his 'blockbuster' stings Wednesday that supposedly showed voter fraud…

9 years ago

Rick Perry Idiotically Cites Joan Rivers’ Death To Justify Texas Anti-Abortion Law

During an appearance at the Texas Tribune Festival on Sunday, Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry tried to use Joan Rivers'…

10 years ago

Republicans Sweating As Democrats Hold Leads In Georgia’s Senate And Governor Races

All the talk of a Republican takeover of the US Senate after this year's midterms may have been a bit…

10 years ago

Chris Christie’s Donors Profit From Transferring New Jersey Pensions to Wall Street

Chris Christie is no stranger to questionable ethics and corruption, and although helping financial institutions profit to the tune of…

10 years ago

Sarah Palin Wants President Obama Impeached For Following A Law Passed By Republicans

In an 'exclusive' article for Breitbart.com, the former half-term Governor of Alaska wrote that the President needs to be removed…

10 years ago

GOP Carpetbagger Scott Brown Trails Democratic Incumbent By Double Digits In Senate Race

A new poll released Thursday by Suffolk University and the Boston Herald shows that Republican Scott Brown trails Sen. Jeanne…

10 years ago

Rick Perry Believes That Homosexuality Is Like Alcoholism And Can Be Treated

Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry addressed the Commonwealth Club of California Wednesday night. He shocked the crowd, and perhaps put…

10 years ago

Virginia GOP Bribes Democratic State Senator To Resign So They Can Stop Medicaid Expansion

The Washington Post reported on Sunday evening that State Senator Phillip Puckett, a Democrat, will resign from office Monday. Puckett…

10 years ago

Sarah Palin Claims That She Is the Real Victim In Karl Rove’s Attack On Hillary Clinton

Well, I think we all knew this was coming, in one degree or another. Former half-term Governor of Alaska and…

10 years ago

Voters say Republican Governor Sam Brownback is ‘What’s the Matter with Kansas’

A new PPP poll finds that voters disapprove of Sam Brownback's job performance. He trails Democrat Paul Davis in his…

10 years ago

Grand Miscalculation: How Arizona Republicans’ Anti-LGBT Views Clash with Millennials

For a political party trying to be more inclusive, you would think that telling 74% of millennials they're wrong would…

10 years ago

Chris Christie Makes Things Worse By Staging A Rigged Town Hall

Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie held his first town hall meeting with the state's citizens since the whole Bridgegate…

10 years ago

Donald Trump Would Get Absolutely Buried By Andrew Cuomo In Race For New York Governor

Quinnipiac University released a poll on Thursday regarding the race for Governor of New York and the results were, to…

10 years ago

Democrat Charlie Crist Continues To Hold Commanding Lead Over Rick Scott In Florida

  In a poll released on Wednesday by the University of Florida, Democrat and former Florida Governor Charlie Crist holds…

10 years ago

Top NJ Democrat Tears Apart Rudy Giuliani’s Claim That Christie Probe Is A ‘Pile On’

This Sunday on Face The Nation, host Major Garrett had on both former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Democratic…

10 years ago

Voters Want Rick Scott Gone as Democrat Charlie Crist Opens an 8 Point Lead In Florida

In the most recent Quinnipiac poll released on Thursday, Florida voters continued to voice their displeasure for current Republican Governor…

10 years ago

Bob McDonnell Throws His Wife Under The Bus So He Can Fight Corruption Charges

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were arraigned this morning in federal court on 14 counts stemming…

10 years ago

Special Election Victory By Democrat Jennifer Wexton Completes GOP Collapse in Virginia

In a battle to determine party control of the VA Senate, Jennifer Wexton (D) coasted to a resounding 53-37 victory…

10 years ago

Wendy Davis’ Ex-Husband Admirably Refuses To Play GOP’s Gotcha Game

On Tuesday, Jeff Davis declined CNN's request to appear in an on-camera interview regarding Wendy Davis' personal life story. Instead,…

10 years ago

Ken Cuccinelli Calls Out Scandal-Ridden Christie And Asks Him To Resign As Head Of RGA

On Tuesday night's edition of CNN's Crossfire, former Virginia Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli, called for New…

10 years ago

Gov. Ultrasound Gets Ultra Indicted As Bob McDonnell Is Hit With 14 Counts

On Tuesday afternoon, Bob McDonnell and his wife were indicted on federal corruption charges stemming from gifts they had accepted…

10 years ago

Prostitute-Loving GOP Senator David Vitter Will Run For Governor In Louisiana

On Tuesday, Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) announced via email that he will run for Governor of Louisiana in 2015.

10 years ago

Chris Christie Will Use Inaugural Address To Pretend Nothing Has Happened

On Tuesday, Chris Christie will be inaugurated for his second term as New Jersey Governor. Of course, the past few…

10 years ago

Wealthy GOP Candidate For Illinois Governor Wants To Cut The State’s Minimum Wage

The leading Republican candidate for Governor in Illinois, multi-millionaire Bruce Rauner, thinks the state's minimum wage is too high.

10 years ago

Smoking Gun: Christie Aides Implicated in Retaliatory Bridge Closure

Documents released today implicate some of Chris Christie's top aides in the lane closures that created a traffic nightmare last…

10 years ago

Now Donald Trump Thinks He Might Want to be New York’s Governor

Billionaire Donald Trump is apparently mulling a run for New York Governor against incumbent Democrat Andrew Cuomo.

10 years ago

Rachel Maddow Highlights AP Story Showing Red States Sabotaging the Uninsured

Rachel discussed an AP story that was published earlier in the day showing that the rate of participation in the…

10 years ago

Sarah Palin Scores Another Cable TV Series That is Doomed to Fail

Here we go again. America's favorite half-term governor and failed Vice-Presidential candidate has scored herself another documentary television series.

10 years ago

Jerry Brown Soars to Record Approval Rating and Enormous Lead Over Republican Challengers

  Yesterday's California Field Poll is full of good news for Democratic Governor Jerry Brown. Republicans on the other hand,…

10 years ago

Virginians Embrace Separation of Church and State and Send Ken Cuccinelli Packing

Fortunately for Virginians who embrace the Constitution's guarantee of separation of church and state, freedom of speech, and equal rights,…

10 years ago

Maine Governor Candidate: ‘Yes, I am gay…but why should it matter?’

Congressman Mike Michaud (D-ME) put rumors about his sexual orientation to rest today in an op-ed piece for the Bangor…

10 years ago

The FBI Is Investigating Georgia Republican Gov. Nathan Deal’s Ethics Scandal

With the FBI looking into an ethics scandal with close ties to Gov. Nathan Deal (R-GA), the incumbent governor is…

10 years ago

The Chamber of Commerce Rewards Scott Walker For Making Wisconsin Last in Job Growth

The Chamber invited Scott Walker to represent 'enterprising states', even though their own study placed Wisconsin dead last for short…

11 years ago

GA Gov Nathan Deal Refuses to Take Stand Against Whites Only Segregated Prom

Gov. Nathan Deal (R-GA) refused to comment as students fight to end an unacceptable tradition of 'separate-but-equal' high school proms.

11 years ago

Maine GOP Gov Accused of Rigging Jobless Benefit Hearings for Employers

Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage is accused of pressuring employees at the Dept. of Labor to decide unemployment-benefit cases in…

11 years ago

You’re Not Helping: North Carolina GOP Gov. Closes State Latino Office

After the scarlet letter license debacle, Republican Gov. McCrory eliminates the Office of Hispanic/Latino affairs, which was created in 1998.

11 years ago

Republican Gov Calls for Unconstitutional Remedy to Obama’s Executive Orders

Republican Gov. Phil Bryant of Mississippi is calling for an unconstitutional remedy for what he sees as Obama's unconstitutional use…

11 years ago

Romney Claimed Bain Didn’t Attract Women, But 30% of Harvard Business Grads Were Female

Romney said Bain is 'a profession that has yet to attract many women and minorities' but at the time, almost…

11 years ago

Mitt Romney’s Binders Full of Women is a Trapper Keeper Full of Lies

Romney never asked for those binders full of women. So, not only was his comment strikingly offensive in its insensitivity,…

12 years ago

Massachusetts Elected Officials Dispute Romney’s Claim of Bipartisanship

In a signal that they are not going to let Romney's spin take root, Obama for America has released a…

12 years ago

Is Mitt Romney Mentally Ill?

Mitt Romney is a pathological liar, a hypocrite, and deceitful in words and deeds, it is about time his possible…

12 years ago

Scott Walker Gets Schooled on the Constitution; Collective Bargaining Law Struck Down

A judge struck down essential parts of Walker's 2011 law killing collective bargaining, noting that it violated freedoms protected by…

12 years ago