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Gov. Cuomo to host big-money fund-raiser for Hillary Clinton

Kathy Willens/AP Gov. Cuomo has praised Hillary Clinton, and now hopes to generate big money for her presidential campaign. ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo will host a big-money fund-raiser for Hillary Clinton next week. Dubbed “a conversation with Hillary Rodham Clinton,” the event will take place on Feb. 16 in the city. People are asked to donate $ 2,700 or raise ...

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Texas Gov. Orders Humanitarian Nonprofits To Ignore Syrian Refugees in Need of Help

After Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced that his state was not accepting people fleeing war and violence, he’s now ordered humanitarians to stop doing their jobs, too. Gov. Abbott announced last Monday that he, like dozens of other xenophobic governors, would stop efforts to allow Syrian refugees into his state in the wake of the deadly attacks in Paris. Part ...

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Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber resigns amid controversy

Danielle HaynesSALEM, Ore., Feb. 13 (UPI) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation Friday amid allegations involving his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes. Top News – UPI.com

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Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber announces his resignation amid scandal

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned Friday, giving in to mounting pressure to abandon his office amid suspicions that his fiancee used her relationship with him to land contracts for her green-energy consulting business. In a lengthy statement, the state’s longest-serving chief executive insisted he broke no laws. He said the resignation would be effective Wednesday. Most Popular Cops: Man who ...

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Gov. Mary Fallin slams Supreme Court gay marriage decision

Gabrielle LevyOKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 7 (UPI) — Gov. Mary Fallin slammed Monday’s decision by the Supreme Court not to hear an appeal to a court decision overturning her state’s ban on same-sex marriage. Top News – UPI.com

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wins reelection in landslide

MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses his supporters as he stands with his family at his election night party. With his reelection as New Jersey governor securely under his belt, Chris Christie isn’t shy to show that his next stop could be the White House. Basking in the glow of his electoral success Tuesday night, he ...

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