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Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Speeches Key for Governors, Like Maryland’s O’Malley, With an Eye on 2016

All governors look forward to an annual address before state lawmakers and the public, a mini-bully pulpit that offers a televised platform to publicize their accomplishments and rally support for their agenda.

01/27/2014

Gov. Christie held a news conference to say he had no knowledge of lane closures that backed up the George Washington Bridge. (Getty Images)

GOP Activists Defend Christie At National Meeting

Chris Christie may have been nearly 200 miles away, but his struggles in New Jersey buzzed through the hallways of a Washington hotel this week as hundreds of Republican officials gathered to debate the GOP’s future.

01/25/2014

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus  says a traffic jam scandal won't disqualify New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie from running for president.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

RNC Chair: Christie Can Still Run For President, Americans ‘Very Forgiving People’

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says a traffic jam scandal won’t disqualify New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie from running for president.

01/12/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Chris Christie Re-Elected Gov. of New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie was re-elected with ease Tuesday, demonstrating the kind of broad, bipartisan appeal that will serve as his opening argument should he seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

11/05/2013

It's almost quaint to recall that soon after Mitt Romney lost to President Barack Obama, the Republican National Committee recommended only one policy change: endorsing an immigration overhaul, in hopes of attracting Hispanic voters. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

One Year After Romney Loss, The GOP Struggles To Find Party Leader

A year after losing a presidential race many Republicans thought was winnable, the party arguably is in worse shape than before. The GOP is struggling to control tensions between its tea party and establishment wings and watching approval ratings sink to record lows.

10/28/2013

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. (Photo credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

White House Prospects Mix at Governor’s Meeting

Health care, budgets and education topped the official agenda for governors at their annual summer summit.

08/04/2013

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is hitting back at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the two Republicans' ongoing spat over national security. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

National Security Spat Continues Between Sen. Paul, Gov. Christie

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is hitting back at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the two Republicans’ ongoing spat over national security.

07/28/2013

File photo of Wisc. Gov. Scott Walker. (credit: Andy Wong-Pool/Getty Images)

Walker To Court Iowans, Stoke 2016 Talk

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is gearing up for re-election next year, his third race in four years. But the Republican’s courting of out-of-state donors and conservatives, his plans to visit Iowa this week and his refusal to say whether he would serve out another full term if elected suggest he might be seeking a much bigger prize — the presidency.

05/22/2013

Governors have broken into a partisan on-camera feud at the White House after meeting with President Barack Obama.r ambitions. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Governors Battle Local Problems While Eyeing 2016 Race

Republican governors are often seen as innovative policymakers and potential presidential candidates, but a few are struggling with political or ethical problems that might crimp their ambitions.

05/01/2013

File photo of N.J. Gov. Chris Christie. (credit: Getty Images)

Christie Submits Final Sandy Aid Plan

The Christie administration has submitted its final plan to federal officials for spending the first $1.83 billion in Superstorm Sandy recovery aid, which would help residents rebuild their homes and businesses, assist renters in finding new apartments and offer $10,000 incentives for people to remain in their storm-damaged communities.

03/28/2013

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