New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez, a Republican selected by national party leaders to court Hispanics, is on the verge of losing a high-profile fight to stop illegal immigrants from getting driver’s licenses in her state.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a critic of President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul, reversed course to seek a Medicaid expansion in his $32.9 billion spending plan proposed as he pursues re-election.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a critic of President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul, called for expanding Medicaid in his state as he proposed a $32.9 billion spending plan ahead of his re-election bid.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a critic of President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul, will say that he plans to expand his state’s Medicaid program under the act, according to four people with knowledge of the plan.
Florida Governor Rick Scott supports expanding Medicaid in his state under President Barack Obama’s health-care law, at least while the federal government pays for it, a reversal of the Republican’s previous position.
Iron Man Tony Stark’s penthouse in the hit film “The Avengers” looks like it’s in Manhattan. In fact, the scenes of Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow were shot on an Albuquerque sound stage, staffed by 500 extras, grips, camera operators and sound engineers working on the film.
Republicans are intensifying their efforts to recruit more Hispanics into their elected ranks across the country as they push to rebuild the national party and revamp their brand after losses at the polls in 2012.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is single-handedly diversifying the Republican Party. Haley, an Indian-American, just appointed Representative Tim Scott to replace the state's departing senator, Jim DeMint. Scott will be the only black in the Senate. And South Carolina will have an Indian woman in the governor's office and a black senator. That's remarkable.