Tuesday, February 7, 2012

GOP governors

  • Virginia Governor and Mitt Romney surrogate Bob McDonnell (R) on Sunday floated what may turn into a Republican talking point if the economy continues to improve: It wasn't President Obama who made it happen, it was the GOP governors.
  • (TPMDC (blog))
  • As expected, President Obama gave a campaignlike speech when he delivered his State of the Union address. It was long on promises, repeating many lines from previous SOTUs, but short on results.
  • (Washington Examiner)
  • I think its unfortunate that theyve gotten to that, I dont want to see that happen, Snyder said of the high profile fights and protests in neighboring states like Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin.
  • (Newser)
  • Despite the slowly improving situation, a recent survey by the National Governors Association (NGA) and the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) found that state general fund revenue remains $21 billion below 2008 levels.
  • During the four months Gov. Rick Perry spent outside the state during his unsuccessful bid for the GOP presidential nomination, the state spent thousands to pay substitutes. AUSTIN (February 6, 2012)—Texas Gov.
  • (KWTX)
  • Virginia Governor McDonnells claims that GOP Governors are driving the improving economy are wrong.
  • Chris Christie has apologized for a remark he made about civil rights but says hes not sorry for using a slang term to describe a lawmaker who compared him to segregationist Southern governors.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is questioning the approach of his fellow Republican governors in the upper Midwest.
  • (Morning Sun)
  • His approval rating of 53 percent makes him the United States eighth most popular governor among the 40 governors tested by Public Policy time a Dayton appointee has been rejected by the GOP-controlled Senate.
  • (Marshall Independent)

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