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Republicans are serving today as the governors of Massachusetts, Maryland, and Vermont while Democrats govern Kansas, Louisiana, and Kentucky.

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A reporter asked whether the governor would consider special exceptions like San Diego’s seeking.

So, when the governor calls in the National Guard, it means that the state pays for the soldiers and the use of the equipment.

Since then, though, Biden has been clearer that this would be something he would press governors to implement.

Stephanopoulos noted Biden called on governors to implement the mandate.

Like many Americans—but few Republican presidential candidates—the former Florida governor has evolved on the issue.

The governor of Punjab province, a Muslim man, called publicly for leniency for her.

And now, similarly, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee: "Bend over and take it like a prisoner!"

Duke was a state representative whose neo-Nazi alliances were disgorged in media reports during his run for governor in 1991.

Abramoff said that the governor needed to remember to “be humble.”

In particular the Governor of Adinskoy offered us a guard of fifty men to the next station, if we apprehended any danger.

The governor of the fortress was provided with a safe residence in Egypt, and an annual pension of 75,000 piasters.

He recounts at much length the reasons for which he supposes the governor arrested him.

He shall serve among great men, and appear before the governor.

Messa urges the king to send a new governor, and gives his advice as to the character of him who should be sent.


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On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to governor, such as: administrator, boss, chief, commander, comptroller, and controller.

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