Gubernatorial elections

January 18, 2018 - 12:45 pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Less than three months after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency, the nation's governors are calling on his administration and Congress to provide more money and coordination for the fight against the drugs, which are killing...
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FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2013 file photo, former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, and his wife, Elizabeth Kucinich, arrive for a reception honoring the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors honorees, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Kucinich announced on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, that he is entering the Democratic primary for Ohio governor. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
January 17, 2018 - 12:03 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIH'-nich) is running for Ohio governor, and he says he would muster state resources to fight poverty and violence, boost arts and education and expand economic opportunity. The 71-year-old said Wednesday he'll fight for "We the People."...
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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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February 24, 2017 - 3:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — These should be heady times for the GOP as the nation's governors prepare to gather for their winter meeting in Washington, D.C. Republicans hold 33 governorships, compared with just 16 for Democrats, and the GOP has full control of the legislatures in two-thirds of the states...
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