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While the Economy Tanks, Connecticut's Governor Cuts Ribbonsnew

On paper, Jodi Rell has what looks like the greatest job in the state. The governor, who earns $150,000 a year, packs her days full of friendly radio interviews and ceremonial events that take her all over the state to cut a ribbon here or stick a shovel in dirt there.
New Haven Advocate  |  Andy Bromage  |  12-09-2008  |  Politics

Pat McCrory's Lost His Race for Governor ... What's the Fallout?new

Mayor Pat McCrory didn't lose by a huge margin in Charlotte -- 337 votes cost him Mecklenburg County. But for a man who hasn't lost a race in this city -- ever -- and has counted on support from Democratic voters, it's telling.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Cheris Hodges  |  11-19-2008  |  Politics

Looking for Real Reform in North Carolina's Race for Governornew

Bev Perdue and Pat McCrory both pledge to overhaul state government. Who is better suited for the job?
INDY Week  |  Bob Geary  |  10-16-2008  |  Politics

Gov. Christine Gregoire's Red Scarenew

Why is an incumbent Democratic governor in a dark-blue state having such a tough time in her quest for re-election?
Seattle Weekly  |  Aimee Curl  |  10-06-2008  |  Politics

Is Bill Frist Going to Run for Governor of Tennessee?new

The former Republican majority leader happens to be the 800-pound gorilla in speculation about the 2010 Tennessee governor's race. And there are seven fellow Republicans who nurse ambitions to be governor but are prepared to shelve their plans if Frist decides to make the race.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Jackson Baker  |  09-12-2008  |  Commentary

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