Governors

For the first time since Barack Obama became president, more Democrats say they have an unfavorable view of the federal government in Washington than a favorable view (51 percent unfavorable vs. 41 percent favorable). (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Poll: Democrats Show First Unfavorable View Of Federal Government Since Obama Election

Americans’ views of the federal government continue to fall to new lows, yet the public opinion of their local and state governments are seen in a more positive way.

04/17/2013

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) (C) answers reporters' questions during a news conference with (L-R) Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) (obscured) and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) at the Republican Party Headquarters on Capitol Hill February 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. The House Republican leaders squarly layed blame for the pending fiscal sequestration on President Barack Obama and said it was his and Senate Democrats who must avert the manditory spending cuts that will go into affect March 1. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Governors: Looming Cuts Threaten Economic Gains

Washington’s protracted budget stalemate could seriously undermine the economy and stall gains made since the recession, exasperated governors said Saturday as they try to gauge the fallout from impending federal spending cuts.

02/23/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Democratic Govs To Obama: Cuts To Hurt State Economies

Democratic governors meeting with President Barack Obama say their state economies will be hurt by automatic, across-the-board federal government spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1.

02/22/2013

Susan Clark argues with a another protester about the Affordable Healthcare Act outside the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Governors Haven’t Decided How States Will Proceed On Health Care Law

Millions of uninsured people may have to wait until after Election Day to find out if and how they can get coverage through President Barack Obama’s health care law.

07/15/2012

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