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President Barack Obama touted this week’s announcement that 7.1 million American signed up for coverage through his signature health care law, and he blasted critics for continued efforts to assault the Affordable Care Act, declaring: “The debate over repealing this law is over. The Affordable Care Act is here to stay.”   (credit: JIM LO SCALZO-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Expected To Decide On Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline In Next Couple Of Months

President Barack Obama told governors at a White House meeting Monday that he expects to decide on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada in the next couple of months, two Republican governors said.

02/24/2014

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Governors: Legalized Pot Buzz Just Smoke

All the buzz at the National Governors Association meeting over legalizing pot, some say, is just smoke.

02/23/2014

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

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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

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney talks with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell after campaigning at the headquarters of the Fairfax County Republican Committee on Oct. 26, 2011 in Fairfax, Va. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Gov. McDonnell Calls Obama Ads Against Romney Dishonest

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says President Barack Obama’s ads accusing Republican Mitt Romney of outsourcing jobs while a venture capitalist at Bain Capital are dishonest.

07/13/2012

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Gov. McDonnell To Host Nation’s Governors In Williamsburg

Gov. Bob McDonnell will host his colleagues from across the nation this weekend as they come to Williamsburg for their annual summer meeting.

07/13/2012

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (Credit: Chris Usher/CBS News via Getty Images)

O’Malley Office Sponsors First-Of-Its-Kind Meeting Of Public Safety Officials From Across Mid-Atlantic

Public safety officials from the Mid-Atlantic region will be meeting in Baltimore for a first-of-its-kind meeting to discuss regional collaboration.

06/25/2012

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Obama Pledges To Work Better With America’s Governors

The nation’s governors will meet at the White House to discuss how to better bolster job growth, after President Obama pledges to work more closely with them.

02/27/2012

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