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  1. Feeling left out in the Golden State as presidential campaign heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Though the election isn't until 2016, presidential hopefuls are already strategizing. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie takes a selfie with Dick Benne of Burlington, Iowa, after speaking at a get-out-the-vote rally in October.


  2. Profile of Bert RichardsonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Off the Kuff

    The Chron has a nice story about Bert Richardson , the well-regarded judge in the Rick Perry trial, though they manage to completely avoid addressing a key issue regarding him. When Gov. Rick Perry was asked whether the criminal case against him could mar his potential presidential bid, he waved off the idea by saying he has no problem multi-tasking.


  3. Wind turbine opponents write to governorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

    A group of rural Greenwich residents opposed to the erection of wind turbines near their homes are among more than 850 Ohioans who've taken their fight to the governor. Kevin Ledet, chairperson of Greenwich Neighbors United, said members of the Ohio Power Siting Board ultimately answer to the governor.


  4. for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

    Outgoing Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Saturday to create a new position within the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. The ombudsperson will help resolve disputes and educate condo owners.


  5. How can state justify Bourne rail platform?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    I read with some surprise that Massachusetts is facing a budget deficit ranging from $325 million to $1 billion . The surprise is not the budget deficit, but that the state is planning to build a railroad platform under the Bourne Bridge for only 50 to 60 people a week for about 10 weeks during peak season for a grand total of $2.3 million! This works out to an astronomical figure per rider and appears to be a colossal waste of taxpayer money.


  6. Governors Urge 94-Year-Old Mana s Extradition To WyomingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

    The governors of Wyoming and Michigan are trying to speed up extradition of a 94-year-old Michigan man investigators say molested children at a Wyoming youth camp decades ago. Bill Bricker faces three counts in Wyoming of taking immoral acts with a child.


  7. Michigan drug test: Welfare recipients suspected of using to be tested for drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Utah's welfare drug testing scheme has yielded only a dozen positive results since the program started last year, though it may have deterred some from seeking benefits. A mandatory drug test will be rolled out to Michigan welfare recipients who are suspected of using illegal drugs.


  8. Policies of GOP governors could find national playRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    FILE - This Nov. 19, 2014, file photo shows Indiana Gov. Mike Pence at the Republican Governors Association annual conference in Boca Raton, Fla. One group of potential candidates for president probably won't be shuffling... .


  9. Construction of first regional rail trail connector between Bay, Saginaw counties slated for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    The Bay to Saginaw connector trail is to be part of Gov. Rick Snyder's Showcase Trail, a massive, non-motorized trail that connects Detroit's Belle Isle and the Wisconsin border in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.


  10. Plum Texas jobs go to Perry aidesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    AUSTIN, Texas -- About 200 people who have landed state government jobs that can pay well into six figures have avoided normal job posting requirements or scrutiny and share the common tie that they all once worked for outgoing Gov. Rick Perry, the Austin American-Statesman reported Saturday.


  11. Throng packs officer's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NWAonline

    In an overwhelming display of solidarity and sorrow, tens of thousands of police officers from across the country joined with the New York Police Department on Saturday to pay their respects to a fallen officer. They came for the funeral of officer Rafael Ramos, who was gunned down Dec. 20 along with his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, as the two men sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street, targeted because of the badges they wore.


  12. San Antonio Judge Busy With More Than Perry CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KODA-FM Houston

    The Republican judge overseeing the criminal case against Governor Rick Perry is also preparing to join the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in January. That's not all Judge Bert Richardson has on his plate.


  13. Kasich: A balanced budget ... no more important issueRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    A little more than a year ago, Gov. John Kasich joined the Republican leaders of the Ohio legislature in a ceremonial letter signing, noting the state's adoption of a resolution urging President Barack Obama and the U.S. Congress to pursue a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.


  14. Bowling along.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Left Coast Sports Babe

    When it comes to sports, in many ways hate has it all over love. Because the teams you love can suck, but there's still always plenty of opportunity to root against the teams you hate.


  15. Patrick's education spin doesn't add upRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Gov. Deval Patrick's claims about improved K-12 educational attainment in Massachusetts are sadly inaccurate. He's right that Massachusetts "lead[s] the nation in student achievement, and are at or near the top in the world in math and science," but we accomplished those feats before he was inaugurated.


  16. New York airlift wing gets new commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the selection of a man from Lancaster as the next leader of the New York Air National Guard's 107th Airlift Wing at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. In a release issued by his office this week, Cuomo announced the selection of Col.


  17. NYC officer mourned at funeral as tensions lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets Saturday to honor Officer Rafael Ramos as a devoted family man, aspiring chaplain and hero, though an air of unrest surrounding his ambush shooting was not completely pushed aside. While mourners inside the church applauded politely as Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke, hundreds of officers outside turned their backs on him in a show of disrespect for what they see as his support for anti-police protesters.


  18. Opinion: Lane closures affair: water under the bridge?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    In its investigation of the closures and the monumental traffic jam they created over four days, the special legislative committee pored over thousands of documents, emails, memoranda and text messages and heard from a number of witnesses. Carl Golden, a press aide to former Govs. Tom Kean and Christie Whitman, is a senior contributing analyst with the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.


  19. Arizona Gov. Brewer leaving legacy of battling WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Gov. Jan Brewer fought President Barack Obama on immigration and border security for most of her tenure, earning national prominence by enacting tough laws that were mainly struck down by the courts and famously wagging her finger in the president's face during a meeting on an airport tarmac.


  20. Wealth is being spread, but from middle class to richRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    In 2008, then-candidate Barack Obama was lambasted for supposedly endorsing policies of wealth redistribution. The right feared that under an Obama presidency, Washington would use federal power to take money from some Americans and give it to others.