Gubernatorial elections

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate in Jefferson City, Mo. Greitens is delaying a planned tour to talk about his tax change proposals after admitting to having an extramarital affair. The Republican's spokesman, Parker Briden, said Monday, Jan. 15, that the governor will still unveil his policy goals this week, but that he's delaying a promotional tour. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
January 16, 2018 - 8:27 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Facing new calls to resign from some fellow Republicans, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens instead affirmed his intent Tuesday to remain on the job while seeking forgiveness for an extramarital affair that he described as a "personal mistake." Greitens, who has stayed out of...
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January 16, 2018 - 10:28 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former Democratic Obama administration diplomat is set to take over the New Jersey governor's office from Republican Chris Christie. Phil Murphy posted a photo of his wife and children in a group hug on Twitter Tuesday and wrote "Today our great state turns a new page." The...
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In this Jan. 3, 2018 photo, Democratic Illinois gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy, left, gathers with community leaders to discuss gun violence in Chicago at a press conference accompanied by, from left, Chicago Alderman Rick Munoz, U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, Rev. Paul Jakes, and U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush in Chicago. Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy. Now the 54-year-old Democrat has made the issue a centerpiece of his campaign for Illinois governor. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 3:36 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy, who was a child when his father and uncle, Sen. Robert Kennedy and President John F. Kennedy, were assassinated. Now the 54-year-old Democrat has made the issue a centerpiece...
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In this Jan. 3, 2018 photo, Democratic Illinois gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy, left, gathers with community leaders to discuss gun violence in Chicago at a press conference accompanied by, from left, Chicago Alderman Rick Munoz, U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, Rev. Paul Jakes, and U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush in Chicago. Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy. Now the 54-year-old Democrat has made the issue a centerpiece of his campaign for Illinois governor. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 10:47 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy, who was a child when his father and uncle, Sen. Robert Kennedy and President John F. Kennedy, were assassinated. Now the 54-year-old Democrat has made the issue a centerpiece...
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In this Jan. 3, 2018 photo, Democratic Illinois gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy, left, gathers with community leaders to discuss gun violence in Chicago at a press conference accompanied by, from left, Chicago Alderman Rick Munoz, U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, Rev. Paul Jakes, and U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush in Chicago. Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy. Now the 54-year-old Democrat has made the issue a centerpiece of his campaign for Illinois governor. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 10:36 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Few candidates for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy. The Democrat was a child when his father and uncle, Sen. Robert Kennedy and President John F. Kennedy, were assassinated. Now he's made the issue a centerpiece of his Illinois...
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FILE- In this Nov. 29, 2017, file photo, New Jersey. Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a news conference at the Integrity House drug addiction rehabilitation center in Newark, N.J. Christie is set to deliver his final state of the state address on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Christie will be turning over state government control to Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy, who takes office on Jan. 16. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
January 09, 2018 - 4:00 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Outgoing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's leaving the state in much better shape than when he took office eight years ago. The Republican delivered his last state of the state address Tuesday. He's handing over state government to Democrat Phil Murphy next week...
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January 09, 2018 - 3:54 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge in New Jersey has officially terminated a consent decree prohibiting the Republican National Committee from engaging in tactics that can lead to voter intimidation, ending a legal dispute that dates back to President Ronald Reagan's first term. The decree was to...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2017, file photo, Richard Cordray, the former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, announces that he is a Democratic candidate for Ohio governor at "Lilly's Kitchen Table" Restaurant in Grove City, Ohio. Cordray is joining forces with former congresswoman and Obama-era official Betty Sutton in the Ohio governor's race as Democrats position to win back the key battleground state in November. (Brooke LaValley/The Columbus Dispatch via AP, File)
January 09, 2018 - 2:54 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray will join forces with former congresswoman and Obama-era official Betty Sutton on Wednesday in the race for Ohio governor, a Democrat close to the campaign told The Associated Press. The move comes as Democrats position to win...
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FILE - In this July 19, 2011, file photo, Rep. Betty Sutton, D-Ohio takes part in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington to discuss their support for a bill. Former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray is joining forces with former congresswoman and Obama-era official Sutton in the Ohio governor's race as Democrats position to win back the key battleground state in November. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
January 09, 2018 - 2:25 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the race for Ohio governor (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray is joining forces with former congresswoman and Obama-era official Betty Sutton in the Ohio governor's race as Democrats position to win back the key...
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January 09, 2018 - 2:14 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the race for Ohio governor (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray is joining forces with former congresswoman and Obama-era official Betty Sutton in the Ohio governor's race as Democrats position to win back the key...
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