Five-term Colorado Democrat Jared Polis on Tuesday became the first openly gay man to be elected a U.S. governor. Polis joins John Yang to discuss his historic win and his campaign for better health care, gun violence prevention, and renewable…
A former energy company executive from Vermont has a shot at becoming the nation's first transgender governor — but she says that's not the main reason she's running.
By Wilson Ring, Associated Press
A divide among Democrats between backers of teachers unions and those of charter schools and other education innovations is helping shape key gubernatorial primaries.
By Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Republicans, who already control a solid majority of governorships, sought to add to their ranks Tuesday as voters picked chief executives in a dozen states.
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press
Just hours after Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his decision to resign, a subpoena arrived in a state office building confirming that federal agents are looking into the influence-peddling scandal that led to the abrupt end of a four-decade political…
By Ruth Tam
Watch out Frank and Claire Underwood: You’ve got nothing on these eight political couples.
By PBS NewsHour
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to preview next week’s midterm elections and discuss the current mood and priorities of American voters.
By Tamara Lush, Brendan Farrington, Associated Press
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Florida governor's race was spinning wildly on Thursday, almost as fast as that electric fan former Gov. Charlie Crist insists on bringing along to campaign appearances.
This week, Abbott’s campaign released a powerful ad highlighting his ability to overcome the difficulties he faced after his accident. The 30-second spot, narrated by Abbott, shows the Attorney General rolling up the ramps of a parking garage.
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