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North Dakota Governor Approves 6-Week Abortion Ban

North Dakota GOP governor signs bill banning most abortions as early as 6 weeks into pregnancy.


Behind Christie's decision to take over Camden's schools

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A month ago, Gov. Christie's senior staff members laid out the pros and cons of taking over New Jersey's worst-performing school district: Camden. Christie sat alone in his office afterward and came to two conclusions. First, "enough is enough." He had heard calls for a state takeover when he campaigned in 2009 in Camden; his education commissioner, Chris Cerf, had long advocated the move. "Enough waiting, enough excuses, enough of the blame game," Christie recalled thinking.


Jerry Brown being treated for prostate cancer

The governor, 74, is receiving radiotherapy for early stage cancer. His chances for recovery are excellent, experts say. SACRAMENTO — Gov.


"Cyber Security Fails As 3.6 Million Social Security Numbers Breached In South Carolina"

South Carolina Governer Nikki Haley announced Friday that, “This is not a good day for South Carolina.” The bad news was having to admit a massive security breach in the State’s Department of Revenue that resulted in the theft of 3.6 million social security numbers and 387,000 credit/debit card numbers (only 16,000 of which, it is believed, were unencrypted,) This incident affects more than three-quarters of South Carolina’s 4.6 million population.


Gov. Brown gives green light to driverless cars in California

Driverless Car

California took the fast lane to the future on Tuesday when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law that lets self-driving cars onto public roads. Brown rode to the signing ceremony at Google Inc headquarters in the passenger seat of a vehicle that steered itself, a Prius modified by Google. Google co-founder Sergey Brin and State Sen. Alex Padilla, who sponsored the bill, were along for the ride. An engineer for the technology company, Chris Urmson, sat in the driver's seat, but the car drove itself.


Rick Perry wants to run for president again

Rick Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry told a CBS TV station that he's giving "a good examination" to making another run for president in four years.


Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signs pre-abortion ultrasound bill

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has signed into law a controversial bill requiring women to have an ultrasound before undergoing an abortion.


Gov. Paterson to meet NYC Ground Zero mosque developers

New York Gov. David Paterson expects to meet soon with developers of a proposed Islamic cultural center and mosque near ground zero.


Knoxville Mayor Wins Tennessee G.O.P. Primary

A pitched fight for the Republican nomination for governor ends with Knoxville's mayor winning.


New York governor charged with breaking ethics law

Already caught up in a scandal involving a close aide, embattled New York Governor David Paterson was charged on Wednesday by the state's ethics watchdog for unlawfully taking free baseball tickets to the 2009 World Series.


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