Governor

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Just Got Its Third Governor In One Week. She Might Not Stick Around.

A Supreme Court ruling handed power to former Secretary of Justice Wanda Vázquez, who would have been next-in-line in the first place.
Alex Lubben
8.8.19
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Is Facing Another Crisis: No One Knows Who's Going to Be Governor Next

“I have no interest in occupying the post of governor,” next-in-line Wanda Vázquez tweeted.
Alex Lubben
7.29.19
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s Governor Is Now Doing Some Soul-Searching After Reports He’d Resign Today

His resignation would come after almost two weeks of protests on the island, some of which turned violent
Alex Lubben
7.24.19
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s Governor Is Pissing Off the Island Even More

Protesters clashed with police, who used tear gas to disperse a crowd that threw bottles and rocks.
Alex Lubben
7.23.19
abortion

Nebraska Is About to Force Abortion "Reversal" Information on Patients

Experts aren’t sure that's scientifically possible.
Emma Ockerman
5.31.19
LGBTQ rights

Texas Governor Risks His Laptop to Save Chick-fil-A’s Right to Be Homophobic

He's expected to sign the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill, which passed the Texas House Monday.
Rex Santus
5.21.19
plutonium

Trump Admin Secretly Shipped Plutonium to Nevada and State Officials Are 'Outraged'

“They lied to the State of Nevada, misled a federal court, and jeopardized the safety of Nevada’s families and environment,” Governor Sisolak said.
Becky Ferreira
1.31.19
politics

Florida's secretary of state resigns after photos surface of him in blackface as a "Katrina victim"

He wore blackface, a purple shirt that read “Katrina Victim” in black letters, a New Orleans Saints bandana, and false breasts.
Emma Ockerman
1.24.19
abortion

"As a man, who cannot get pregnant": Federal judge strikes down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban

Judge Carlton Reeves is so over the state of Mississippi.
Carter Sherman
11.21.18
abortion

Ohio Republicans just passed a "heartbeat" abortion bill even though the governor already vetoed it

Ohio’s Republican-controlled House passed one of the strictest abortion bills in the country Thursday.
Rex Santus
11.15.18
midterms

Scott Walker lost the Wisconsin governor’s race — but won't concede

Prepare for a “long, drawn-out recount.”
Tim Hume
11.7.18
midterms

Trump-loving Ron DeSantis defeats Andrew Gillum in Florida

The Republican candidate put his daughter in a "Make America Great Again" onesie for a campaign ad.
Emma Ockerman
11.7.18
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