The right wing has recognized that while the media and both major parties are riveted on this year’s macabre contest for the White House, that’s hardly the only race that matters.
By Melissa Hayes, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Republicans have a chance to win the New Hampshire governor’s office, a marked contrast from his comments about the New York race, which drew criticism last week. As with his recent trip to Iowa, Christie’s visit to an early […]
By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — A genteel weekend of governors’ meetings suddenly became a partisan showdown at the White House on Monday, as Republicans and Democrats accused each other of being insensitive and, in one case, criticizing a colleague’s remarks as insane. The governors had just finished an hourlong meeting with President […]
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama locked arms with Democratic governors Friday to press the case for raising the minimum wage, an issue the party is hoping will drive voters to the polls in the midterm elections. Ahead of this weekend’s National Governors Association meeting, Democratic governors met with Obama and Vice President Joe Biden to […]
By Michael Linhorst, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) DALLAS — There were no public events. There were no public statements. There wasn’t even a list of people he met with or how much money he raised. This was the life of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, on Thursday as he made […]