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Suitcase at Washington governor’s office draws bomb squad

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s office was evacuated for a few hours after a woman dropped off a cartoon-themed suitcase she said was for the governor and ran out of the …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 8:23 a.m.

Trump’s candidate stirs no love in Virginia’s Trump country

Ed Gillespie is a Washington insider and Trump’s choice as Virginians prepare to go to the polls. The president promised southwest Virginia voters in a tweet, “Ed Gillespie will never …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 9:30 p.m.

What we know: Idaho’s gubernatorial candidates’ assets

Idaho is one of just two states to not require elected officeholders to disclose their income, employer, property holdings and board memberships. Yet the three top Republican candidates running for …

Biden calls new Republican ad ‘return of Willie Horton’

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday weighed in on the race to succeed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, criticizing a new campaign ad from Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 3:35 p.m.

Obama to campaign in Virginia governor’s race

Former President Barack Obama is set to return to the campaign trail for the first time since he left office with a rally to help Democrat Ralph Northam in Virginia’s …

Kentucky governor to appeal judge’s ruling on abortion law

Kentucky’s Republican governor will appeal a ruling striking down a state law requiring pregnant women seeking an abortion to first have an ultrasound.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 8:19 a.m.

Idaho gubernatorial candidate kicks off 44-county tour

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist laid out his political agenda Thursday to hundreds of supporters in Meridian while kicking off his statewide tour to visit all of Idaho’s 44 counties …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:51 p.m.

Oregon’s governor, Hispanic lawmakers vow to defend Latinos

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Hispanic members of the Legislature vowed Wednesday to defend Latinos in the state, including those who entered the country illegally.

Oregon’s governor, Hispanic lawmakers vow to defend Latinos

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Hispanic members of the Legislature said they would defend Latinos in the state, including those who entered the country illegally.

Sheriff: Former Idaho candidate’s wife died of dehydration

Authorities say the wife of a southwestern Idaho man whose fringe run for Idaho governor resulted in a Republican primary debate that drew national attention died due to dehydration.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 9:36 a.m.

Virginia contest a referendum and bellwether in age of Trump

For the two mild-manned moderates vying to be the next governor of Virginia, running for office in the Trump era makes for some awkward looks.

U.S. needs leaders like Cecil Andrus

The outpouring of admiration and respect for Andrus from Republicans and Democrats says it all. He represents the type of leadership the nation sorely misses.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 9:22 p.m.

Booming Texas cities feeling stunted by governor’s agenda

As Texas’ big cities boom like few places in the U.S., Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is trying to rein them in and reassert himself ahead of his 2018 re-election bid, …

Trump to nominate Kan. Gov. Brownback to serve as ambassador for religious freedom

The White House on Wednesday announced that President Donald Trump plans to nominate Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to serve as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. If confirmed by the Senate, …

UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 4:35 p.m.

Montana governor downplays presidential aspirations

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock downplayed his national political ambitions Tuesday even as he set up a committee that would fund travel for political appearances across the country.

Inslee to become Democratic Governors Association chair

Through the early months of Donald Trump’s presidency, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has attracted national attention as a leading Democratic critic of the White House. Later this year, Inslee will …

California governor plans to host 2018 global climate summit

California Gov. Jerry Brown plans to convene a climate conference next year, his latest action to position the state as a leader in battling global warming as the White House …

UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 10:17 p.m.

Idaho to handle voter info request using public record law

Idaho officials will treat a request for voter records from President Donald Trump’s commission investigating alleged voter fraud as a public records request, Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced …

Editorial: Budget passed with an unconscionable secrecy, haste

What is it that public servants are afraid the public will see? According to lawmakers who defend the secrecy, the answer is honesty. Can’t be frank if the public is …

Balukoff considers running again for Idaho governor

Boise businessman and school board member Anthony Joseph “A.J.” Balukoff said Thursday he’s considering running as a Democrat for governor in 2018.

Two Virginia Democrats vying to be face of Trump resistance

Two Virginia Democrats vying to be the face of the resistance to President Donald Trump are squaring off Tuesday in a gubernatorial primary that’s come down to a choice between …

UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 4:15 p.m.

Trump election-fraud official running for Kansas governor

A Kansas official who’s helping lead President Donald Trump’s commission on election fraud announced Thursday that he’s running for the Republican nomination for governor.

Voters get to work deciding on Gov. Christie’s replacement

The candidates running to replace New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fanned out across the state Tuesday as voters made their selections in the first statewide primary races since Republican President …

Lt. Gov. Brad Little served as acting governor 373 times

If Lt. Gov. Brad Little wins his bid to be Idaho’s next governor in 2018, he will be the only candidate to already have hands-on experience with the job.

UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 11 p.m.

Labrador talks education, lowering taxes at Post Falls campaign stop

Republican U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador promised to lower taxes, expand school choice and eliminate Common Core if elected the next governor of Idaho at a Post Falls campaign stop Wednesday.

Memorial service held for former Gov. Mike Lowry

Washington’s four living former governors were among the mourners at a memorial service for Mike Lowry, who served one term as the state’s top elected official in the 1990s.

Montana governor vetoes bills on abortion, concealed weapons

Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed a proposal that would bar doctors from performing late-term abortions and another that sought to allow lawmakers to carry concealed weapons in the Capitol and other …

Georgia governor approves carrying concealed guns on campus

Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Thursday allowing people with permits to carry concealed handguns on Georgia’s public college campuses, despite the objections of state university leaders and his own veto …

UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 11:11 p.m.

Former Washington Gov. Mike Lowry, also a congressman, dies

Former Gov. Mike Lowry, 78, dies of complications of a stroke.

Wisconsin Gov. Walker says he won’t remove sheriff over inmate’s dehydration death

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that he won’t remove Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke from office over the death of an inmate who was denied water for seven days.