Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was the first governor to ask for the federal government to stop relocating Syrian refugees to his state in the wake of the Paris attacks.
November 20, 2015 Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a self-described pro-immigration Republican, was the first to ask for a pause on Syrian refugees to be relocated to his state.
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More than 80 percent of the people getting federal subsidies to defray the cost of their monthly health insurance premiums have jobs, statistics suggest. And many are middle class.
May 11, 2015 The Supreme Court may soon rule Obamacare subsidies illegal in about three dozen states. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Linda Blumberg of the Urban Institute about the options those states would have.
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September 4, 2014 The Virginia governor convicted of corruption charges could join a long list of top state officials sent to prison for crimes ranging from bribery to bank fraud.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell makes a statement as his wife, Maureen, listens during a Tuesday news conference in Richmond, Va.
January 22, 2014 Former Virginia GOP Gov. Bob McDonnell, who was indicted Tuesday, is the latest in a long line of governors to face felony charges. In Illinois alone, three have ended up in prison since the 1980s.
February 28, 2011 States unhappy with the new federal health care law may be able to create their own version of the overahaul in 2014 — not 2017, as the law currently states. President Barack Obama told a gathering of the nation's governors Monday that he's open to amending the law.
June 22, 2010 Republican Nikki Haley became the first woman to win a major party's nomination for governor in South Carolina.
March 1, 2010 The New York Times's Paterson story, from start to finish.
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