Hull’s Jan. 4, 1999, inauguration with four other women elected to statewide offices, collectively dubbed “The Fab Five,” gave the state an all-female line of succession.
By Paul Davenport, Associated Press
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest political news, including the release of transcripts from the impeachment inquiry, what three upcoming gubernatorial races say about President Trump’s support, early…
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' quest for a second term as the Deep South's only Democratic governor will stretch over another month, as voters denied him an outright primary win Saturday and sent him to a runoff election.
By Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Sunday evening that he will not resign in the face of public furor over an obscenity-laced leaked online chat, but he will not seek reelection or continue as head of his pro-statehood political party.
By Dánica Coto, Associated Press
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…
By Wilson Ring, Associated Press
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 Nicholas Riccardi, 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 David A. Lieb, 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 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…
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