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I always felt that a governor surrenders a certain amount of privacy. And I came to accept that.
I am not prejudiced against the Negro. When I was governor, I did more to help the Negroes in our State than any previous Governor, and I think you can find Negro leaders in the State who will attest to this fact.
My own experience, though, as a business executive and as a governor, tells me that businesses are interested in a lot more than a low tax rate when they decide where to locate.
As governor, I'm spending my time focused in three areas: creating jobs, reducing the expense of government and schools.
The voters reward good performance. So, I'm going to go out and focus, if I become the governor, to do the very best job I can as governor. The rest of it will take care of itself.
You can expect to find these four priorities - education, economic vitality, efficiency in government and the protection of families - woven into my decisions as Governor. They will serve as my compass as I work with you to chart a future course for our state.
The greatest thing the Democrats have ever done for me was to defeat me for the governor of Tennessee.
The best governor in the world is the person who never really planned to be governor.
I recognize that as governor, my job is to sit on the other side of the table from the public sector unions and negotiate effectively on behalf of all the taxpayers of the state, including all of you.
As you may know, previously as Attorney General and now as Governor, I have supported legislation to close the gun show loophole in North Carolina.
Michael F. Easley
As Governor of North Carolina for two terms, I made improving education a top priority.
Michael F. Easley
Governor Jan Brewer and the Arizona legislature have created an environment in Arizona where performing is no longer a neutral act. They have created an environment where they can convert the normal commercial interaction between artists and their fans into the means to apply this racist law.
Zack de la Rocha
I don't know that we do. I had thought ours worked well, but I had never examined it too closely. A lot of media people will be looking for a case that might make Texas Governor George Bush think twice about what he's doing.
Throughout this primary process the voters have vetted each candidate and after a spirited contest they have made clear who they believe is right person to lead our ticket and that is Governor Mitt Romney. I believe they have come to this conclusion because they know that Governor Romney will begin working on day one to turn around our economy.
Candice S. Miller
I join with Governor Rick Snyder and thousands of grassroots supporters and activists from across the state of Michigan in asking you all to please help me in supporting Pete Hoekstra, who I am proud to endorse. He will be our next United States senator.
Candice S. Miller
It's my job as governor to set a vision.
I was the last Republican lieutenant governor and it's been over 20 years.
The governor has a role in terms of declaring a state of emergency.
You could hear him, literally, half a mile away when he opened up. He was at his peak then. He was, naturally, dying to get out of the place he was in, and he recorded for us his appeal for pardon to the governor.
When I finished my term, I thought about running for governor then but decided not to because, frankly, I didn't think I was ready. I wasn't comfortable that I was prepared to do the job.
I am humbled and grateful for the four years the people of the state of Nevada have given me as governor and I am proud of the work we all did.
I am running for governor of Kentucky as the people's advocate.
I made more decisions in a half-day as governor than you can make in a whole week in the Senate... it's too slow for me.
In the final analysis this congressional race is always going to be a close race, whether there's a presidential race or governor's race or not. But is this a better year? Yes, this would probably be a better year.
The legislature are a little more difficult to educate than the governor is.
I have a job to do on policy. And I think that's what people want their governor to do. Not politics, policy.
I don't aspire to have high approval ratings. I aspire, in light of my two predecessors, to be the most honest governor I can be. I'd rather focus on honesty than popularity.
I'm truly worried about the country's direction. I can tell you this categorically, we've got the weakest president and the weakest governor in the history of my 50 years of public service.
I had the pleasure of knowing Ronald Reagan before he became Governor of California. He was a truly great human being and we usually spent our time together reminiscing about mutual friends.
What Governor Romney has always supported - and I worked for him back in 2008 - was to have states be able to be innovators, the laboratories of democracy; be able to, you know, make decisions themselves.
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