Stories tagged: "governors"


FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)
Whitmer Goes to Washington to Share Expertise in Crises With White House

From extreme polar weather to a 500 year flood and the pandemic, Michigan’s leader has built a reputation for helping communities through a crisis.

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Arizona, Florida, and Texas See a Surge in COVID Cases. Now Their Governors Are Singing a Different Tune.

Listen to how these governors first reacted to COVID vs. how they're talking now.

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Republicans Are Using the Pandemic to Seize Control From Governors

The GOP lawmakers' strategy echoes earlier attempts in some states to curb the powers of Democratic governors. But this round comes with added health and political risk.

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Here’s Who Americans Really Trust On Dealing With Coronavirus

Americans don't trust the White House's leadership on coronavirus. They do trust governors like Michigan's Gretchen Whitmer.

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Cuomo to Trump: ‘Are You Gonna Grant Me What the Constitution Gave Me Before You Were Born?’

A recent poll found that a majority of Americans believe their state governors are responding to the coronavirus crisis more effectively than the national effort led by President Trump.