National Governors Association News
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...
The Note's Must-Reads for Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Will Cantine, Jayce Henderson and Jordan Mazza MILITARY CUTS ABC News’ Luis Martinez: ...
President Obama Speaks to the National Governors Association
This is a special room. I'm Michelle Franzen a new York and this is an ABC news digital special report. House guests for President Obama today as the national governor's association returns to 16100 Pennsylvania Avenue. For the second time in less than a day as part of their annual power allow in
Obama Meets The Governors
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TODAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE: This morning President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks to the National Governors Association in the State Dining Room. In the afternoon, the president will meet with governors of Western states in...