Vermont GOP governor backs Trump impeachment inquiry

Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday said he supports an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, making him the first GOP governor to do so and marking a notable departure from the largely party-line Republican response to a mounting Ukraine controversy.

Kobach's lead in Kansas GOP governor's race cut to 91 votes

The Kansas Republican governor's race between Secretary of State Kris Kobach and incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer remains in a dead heat on Friday, with Kobach clinging to a 0.04 percentage point lead as his office sorts through reports of inaccurate tallies from several counties and begins to add provisional and absentee ballots to the state's results.

Texas governor unveils school safety plan

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott unveiled a plan Wednesday to improve school safety, including allowing law enforcement officers to take breaks and fill out reports in schools and increasing the number of armed school marshals in classrooms.

Trump's top immigration critic could become governor

President Donald Trump's immigration agenda has few more outspoken opponents than Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, who, as chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, has served as the voice of Hispanic and Democratic members of Congress in condemning the administration's policies.

Doolan drops out of Democratic race for Wisconsin governor

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Wisconsin's Democratic race for governor has gotten a little less crowded.Political newcomer Michele Doolan announced on Facebook this weekend that she is ending her campaign for governor. She cited problems raising money but said, "this will not be the last you hear of me."Doolan was part of a crowded Democratic field vying to challenge Republican Gov. Scott Walker this year.