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  • Republicans ready for governor gains

    Republicans are in position to extend their recent gains among governors as they compete for seats they haven't won in a quarter-century.


  • Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (Associated Press)

    Jindal, Christie picked to lead GOP group

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, two Republicans eyed for potential White House runs, have been tapped to lead the Republican Governors Association.


  • O'Malley

    McDonnell, O'Malley also in spotlight in Walker recall

    Next week's recall election in Wisconsin between Gov. Scott Walker and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett sets up not only a high-profile battle between the two candidates but a side skirmish between Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, chairmen of their parties' governors associations and rising national political stars.


  • Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell gestures as he announces his legislative agenda during a news conference at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    McDonnell nets record haul for GOP governors

    Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's Republican Governors Association hauled in a record $44.7 million last year, far outpacing the Democratic Governors Association's $20 million in the latest chapter of Mr. McDonnell's rivalry with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.


  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Giordano talks on morning TV; Source: Cuccinelli set to announce gubernatorial run; Hinkley seeks more at-home time; First family lights National Christmas Tree; Questionable spending of D.C. Council's needy fund; D.C. fire chief seeks to change shifts; McDonnell elected as 2012 RGA chairman; Prosecution rests in Maryland 'robocall' election case.


  • Inside Politics

    Now that Texas Gov. Rick Perry is running for president, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is taking over as head of the Republican Governors Association.


  • Inside Politics

    The Obama administration is challenging Alabama's new immigration law that allows police to detain people they suspect of being illegal immigrants after a traffic stop.


  • BARBARA L. SALISBURY/THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Virginia Gov.  Bob McDonnell received a favorable rating on his job performance after 16 months in office. A poll determined that 55 percent of the respondents like what he is doing, compared with 26 percent  who don't.

    McDonnell mostly a stay-at-home governor

    Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has been working to raise his national profile without spending lots of time outside the commonwealth, out-of-state travel records released by his office show.


  • Fox parent company to disclose political giving

    The directors of media conglomerate News Corp., the owner of Fox News Channel, have quietly put in place a policy to disclose corporate political donations on the company's website.


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