National Governors Association News
John Hickenlooper: Everything You Need to Know
Name: John Hickenlooper Party: Democrat Date of Birth: Feb. 7, 1952 Age: 64 What he Does Now: Governor of Colorado What he Used to Do: Worked as a geologist in Colorado for Buckhorn Petroleum, started the Wynkoop Brewing Co. brewpub. This was Colorado’s first brewpub. He did this before jumping
Mike Pence: Everything You Need to Know
Name: Michael Richard "Mike" Pence Party: Republican Date of Birth: June 7, 1959 Age: 57 What He Does Now: 50th governor of Indiana (elected 2012, inaugurated 2013). State law bars him from seeking reelection and running for vice president at the same time. What He Used to Do: From 2001 to 2013,
Gov. Brian Sandoval Declines Consideration for Supreme Court Opening
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has taken himself out of consideration as a possible Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia . In a statement, Sandoval said “earlier today I notified the White House that I do not wish to be considered at this time for possible nomination to the
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval Floated as Possible Supreme Court Nominee
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval , of Nevada, is among the names the White House is considering as a possible Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia , a Democratic source with knowledge of the process tells ABC News. Sandoval was on a list of recommended candidates for the
Obama Pledges Federal Support to ‘Terrorized’ Kalamazoo Families
President Obama decried the latest mass shooting to strike in the United States, mourning for the Kalamazoo community that was “terrorized by gun violence” on Saturday. The president said he phoned the city’s mayor, Bobby Hopewell, this morning, as well as the sheriff and the police chief there,
Three Things To Watch Today
By MICHAEL FALCONE and ARLETTE SAENZ NOTABLES HOMELAND SECURITY SHUTDOWN WATCH: With the clock ticking down before funding for the Department of Homeland Security runs out, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a bill that he hopes will get the Senate “unstuck” from its current...
Scott Walker: That Was Then, This Is Now
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES HERE’S A BRIEF REVIEW OF SCOTT WALKER’S WEEKEND: “Gov. Scott Walker: ‘I don’t know’ whether Obama is a Christian” (Washington Post); “Scott Walker: ‘I Don’t Really Know’ Whether Obama Loves America” (Huffington Post); “Walker feeling the heat” ...
What Florida’s Top Republican Has to Say About Jeb Bush vs. Marco Rubio
Florida Gov. Rick Scott isn’t taking sides – yet – in the game of Home State Favorite he might have to play if both former Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio run for president. “I hope both of them run because then they’ll go brag about our state,” he told ABC News Radio, but he also noted several
Six Top Democrats Who Aren't So Ready For Hillary
Hillary Clinton has remained coy on her potential presidential candidacy in 2016, but that hasn’t stopped Democrats from endorsing her. The Ready For Hillary Super PAC has been in full swing organizing Clinton supporters, and in January 60 congressmen said they would endorse her if...