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Christie Hauls In More Than $2 Million Since Announcing Re-Election Effort

Christie Hauls In More Than $2 Million Since Announcing Re-Election EffortBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages(TRENTON, N.J.) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who blasted members of his own party Wednesday for abandoning a $60 billion relief bill for superstorm Sandy victims, had a fruitful fundraising period, raising more t...

Christie Won’t Touch Twinkie Question, But Posts It Online

Christie Won’t Touch Twinkie Question, But Posts It OnlineBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages(NEW YORK) -- News that Twinkies maker Hostess would liquidate over a labor dispute took charge of the Internet Friday. The nuclear-resistant treats might not be helping America’s collective waist line, but they&...

Florida Gov. Scott Accidentally Cites Phone-Sex Hotline in Meeting

Florida Gov. Scott Accidentally Cites Phone-Sex Hotline in MeetingOffice of the Governor, Florida(TAMPA, Fla.) -- An honest mistake led to a racy recording after Florida Gov. Rick Scott misread the toll-free number for his state’s Health Department during a cabinet meeting Tuesday, rattling off the digits for a...

NC Governor: Americans Don’t Blame Obama for Partisan Gridlock

NC Governor: Americans Don’t Blame Obama for Partisan GridlockABC News(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue says the American people don’t blame President Obama for last summer’s struggle to pass a deficit reduction package.Speaking to Rick Klein, Amy Walter and Yahoo!’s Olivier Kn...

Christie Gets Into Another Shouting Match

Christie Gets Into Another Shouting MatchJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J.) -- One week, two shouting matches, one governor of New Jersey.New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie got into another verbal battle Thursday night, but this time with a constituent instead of a reporter.In a ...

Obama Camp Mounts New Assault on Romney’s Record as Governor

Obama Camp Mounts New Assault on Romney’s Record as GovernorKevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Obama campaign is opening a new front in its war against GOP rival Mitt Romney, ABC News has learned, with planned attacks to begin this week on Romney’s record as governor of Massachusetts.Team...

Nikki Haley in "Vogue": I’m a Governor, Not a Vice President

Nikki Haley in "Vogue": I’m a Governor, Not a Vice PresidentOffice of the Governor(WASHINGTON) -- Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina posed for Vogue’s latest issue in what could be read as a profile-boosting bid as Mitt Romney chooses a running mate. Or maybe the Tea Party favorite simply couldn’t r...

For Rick Perry, Signs Point to 2014 Gubernatorial Run

For Rick Perry, Signs Point to 2014 Gubernatorial RunAllison Joyce/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Will Rick Perry run for Texas governor in 2014 and continue his streak as the longest-serving current governor? All signs suggest a re-election bid, but a decision will come “at the appropriate time,&r...

No IRS Investigation into South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley

No IRS Investigation into South Carolina Governor Nikki HaleyRenee Ittner-McManus Office of the Governor(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- ABC News has learned that the Internal Revenue Service never conducted an investigation into South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s involvement in a Sikh temple’s finances. Nanet...

Gov. McDonnell’s ‘Virginia Is for Lovers’ Gift to Obama

Gov. McDonnell’s ‘Virginia Is for Lovers’ Gift to ObamaKris Connor/Getty Images(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell, a key Mitt Romney supporter, showed some Virginia love for the president, greeting Obama on the tarmac in Richmond Friday afternoon and giving him a “Virginia is for Lovers...

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Calls Questioner ‘Idiot’

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Calls Questioner ‘Idiot’Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who has never been shy about getting into verbal tangles at townhall events, called a law student he argued with Friday an “idiot.”William Brown, a second-...

Mississippi Governor Pardons 210, Including Murderers, Rapists

Mississippi Governor Pardons 210, Including Murderers, RapistsJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(JACKSON, Miss.) -- In a stunning goodbye, exiting Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour pardoned 210 state inmates, just moments before he left office Tuesday morning.  Nearly all the orders were “full, complete and unco...

‘California Governor’ Rick Perry? Oops…

‘California Governor’ Rick Perry? Oops…ABC News(CLARINDA, Iowa) -- Someone had an “oops” moment Tuesday afternoon, but it wasn’t Rick Perry.  During a meet and greet at the Glenn Miller Museum in Clarinda, Iowa, State Rep. Rich Anderson made a small gaffe when he acci...

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