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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards speaks during a welcoming ceremony for Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia at Gallier Hall in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., June 15, 2018.

John Bel Edwards was narrowly re-elected as governor of Louisiana. He’s not a typical Democrat.

John Bel Edwards narrowly beat an outsider candidate and Trump favorite, Eddie Rispone, to win re-election as governor of Louisiana.

A state official accused an aide for New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy of rape. Then, she said, officials ignored her claims.

Katie Brennan, the chief of staff at the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, gave testimony to lawmakers on Tuesday over her alleged rape.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Scott Walker was narrowly ousted in Wisconsin, and a law he put in place means he can’t ask for a recount

With 99% of precincts reporting on Wednesday, the Democrat Tony Evers narrowly led the Wisconsin gubernatorial race against Walker, 49.6% to 48.4%.
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 13: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker speaks during the National Clean Energy Summit 9.0 on October 13, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for National Clean Energy Summit)

Here are the 5 most and least popular governors in America, according to their constituents

The poll surveyed more than 361,607 registered voters across the country between July 1 and Sept. 25, 2018.

The highest-paid governor in the US insists on wearing 25-year-old sneakers and gets mad when his wife buys him a new sweater

Gov. Jerry Brown of California is incredibly frugal, his wife revealed in a recent interview. Despite earning a six-figure salary, she said Brown prefers an old pair of sneakers and doesn't like to buy new suits.

A Democrat in Vermont could be on her way to becoming the nation’s first transgender governor

A former energy executive in Vermont could become the nation’s first transgender governor if she wins the Democratic primary election on Tuesday. Christine Hallquist is appealing to Vermont voters with her progressive platform in which she seeks to get them higher-paying jobs and Medicare for all.
Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts clinched the top spot this year.

Here are the country’s 10 most popular and unpopular governors

As the 2018 general election season approaches this November, here are the country's most and least popular Republican and Democratic governors, from Charlie Baker to Mary Fallin.

Here’s the salary of every governor in the United States

The 50 governors in the United States earn different annual salaries ranging from $70,000 to $187,818.
First Lady Melania Trump

Melania Trump gave a rare public speech in which she spoke out about gun violence

First Lady Melania Trump gave a rare public speech on Monday in which she praised the student survivors of the Parkland, Florida mass shooting.

Democrat Phil Murphy elected governor of New Jersey

New Jersey voters elected Democrat Phil Murphy on Tuesday to replace the state's deeply unpopular outgoing Republican governor, Chris Christie.