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Governors Take Power as Balance Shifts Inside GOP

Mark1369 Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 8:49 AM
Ralph you are right that we need a more secure election process. The Union monitors here, I hated them being brought in, were shocked all voters didn't have to have a picture ID, Where are the congressmen and women that call that racist now. We have made the voting process to drawn out and not secure enough to have a legitimate election. Look at how many times democrats have come up with a box of votes the day after to change election results.

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...