South Carolina governor candidate shoots rattlesnake, pledges to end 'poisonous big gov't ways' in new ad

Attorney Catherine Templeton, a GOP candidate for governor in South Carolina, promised to go after the “snakes slithering around” the state capital in her latest campaign ad.  (CatherineTempleton.com) Catherine Templeton, a Republican candidate for governor in South Carolina, said in a recent campaign ad that she was given a gun to shoot snakes around a … More South Carolina governor candidate shoots rattlesnake, pledges to end 'poisonous big gov't ways' in new ad

Cordray, DeWine projected to win Ohio gubernatorial primaries

Fox News can project that former state Attorney General Richard Cordray will win the Ohio Democratic gubernatorial primary and Attorney General Mike DeWine will win the Republican primary. The 59-year-old Cordray faced former Ohio congressman and Cleveland Mayor Dennis Kucinich — in a primary battle Tuesday night seen as larger fight for the Democratic Party’s … More Cordray, DeWine projected to win Ohio gubernatorial primaries

Georgia candidate Kemp triggers uproar with shotgun ad

Georgia gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has triggered an uproar with a campaign ad that shows him pointing a shotgun toward a young man — who supposedly wants to date his daughter but first has to recite Kemp’s campaign platform.  Kemp, Georgia’s Republican secretary of state, aired the commercial on local stations. Viewers reportedly called the … More Georgia candidate Kemp triggers uproar with shotgun ad

Georgia governor candidate Stacey Abrams says $200,00 debt shouldn't disqualify her from race

Stacey Abrams, 44, is a Democratic candidate running for governor in Georgia’s upcoming gubernatorial election.  (Reuters) Stacey Abrams, a Democrat running for governor of Georgia, is pushing back on a financial disclosure report that revealed the candidate is more than $200,000 in debt – an obstacle she says should not disqualify her from the race. … More Georgia governor candidate Stacey Abrams says $200,00 debt shouldn't disqualify her from race

Alabama governor skips GOP primary debate, goes to ballgame instead

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey took office in April 2017, after her predecessor resigned over a sex scandal.  (Associated Press) Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stoked the ire of her three Republican gubernatorial primary challengers Thursday night by skipping a televised candidates debate. Instead, Ivey attended a Birmingham Barons minor-league baseball game, where she threw out the … More Alabama governor skips GOP primary debate, goes to ballgame instead

Rauner, Pritzker win Illinois primaries, will square off in governor's race

Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner addresses the crowd on primary election night, in Chicago, March 20, 2018.  (Associated Press) In a race that came down to the wire, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner pulled out a win over an insurgent state legislator in Tuesday’s Republican primary, while businessman J.B. Pritzker cruised to victory in the Democratic … More Rauner, Pritzker win Illinois primaries, will square off in governor's race