(CNN) - The Republican Governors Association raised $16.7 million in the second quarter of the year, out-raising their Democratic counterparts by over $3 million, the groups said on Monday.
The Democratic Governors Association said it brought in $13 million in the second quarter, which includes April, May, and June.
(CNN) - With six days left until a gubernatorial election in West Virginia, it seems Democrats are bringing out the big gun.
In the final television commercial of his campaign, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is going up on West Virginia airwaves Wednesday with an ad that highlights the support he's getting from Sen. Joe Manchin, a fellow Democrat, former governor, and one of the most popular politicians in the state.
Washington (CNN) - A handful of Republican governors are declining to pay their annual dues to the National Governors Association as they seek ways to trim state government costs in a down economy.
The NGA, a bipartisan organization of the nation's governors that meets twice a year to discuss issues of public policy and governance, is holding its annual winter meeting in Washington this weekend.
Washington (CNN) - Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will be named Wednesday as the incoming head of the Democratic Governors Association, a Democratic source confirms to CNN.
O'Malley, who won re-election earlier this month to a second term by a double digit margin over former Republican Gov. Bob Ehrlich, is expected to be formally announced as incoming chairman at a meeting of a dozen Democratic governors and governor-elects here in the nation's capitol. A release from the DGA says the governors will discuss "the challenges and opportunities for Democrats, and how we continue to move our nation forward in a fiscally responsible way to create jobs and put Americans back to work."
(CNN) - Democrats are raising the stakes in the gubernatorial battle deep in the heart of Texas.
The Democratic Governors Association launched a television commercial Tuesday attacking Republican Gov. Rick Perry, who's bidding for a third full term in office. The ad characterizes Perry as a career politician, with the narrator asserting that "on the issues, 25 years as a politician has changed Rick Perry – for the worse."