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Governors Take Power as Balance Shifts Inside GOP

Hannah53 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 4:26 PM
The left keeps encroaching on our liberties at every turn. The want to control our healthcare, our college loans, what we eat, what we believe, and coming soon they want to take over our retirement accounts. And all the time, they partie like there's no tomorrow while the newly poor find out how to use food banks. Great people! Yup!

With Mitt Romney's defeat and the loss of Republican seats in both House and Senate, the balance of power in the GOP has shifted. Republican governors -- the one group that actually increased its numbers on Nov. 6 -- believe they should take a bigger and more influential role in establishing the party's direction.

At their annual meeting in Las Vegas last week, Republican governors were quick to point out that they now preside in 30 states, with a population of about 180 million people. Idaho Gov. Butch Otter sat down to make a little chart and quickly discovered that if...