South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, left, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wait for President Barack Obama to speak to the members of the National Governors Association, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington.
.... Jindal said he went into the meeting convinced that a conservative president is needed in the White House, and left even more convinced....
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“In South Carolina we can’t pass our own bills without [Obama] getting in the way. We pass illegal immigration reform, he stops it. We pass voter ID, he stops it. We get Boeing in, he stops it,” Haley said. “This president is trying to handle the entire country and he’s failing.”
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“Eleven out of fifteen states that have been ranked as the most business-friendly states in America by CNBC are governed by Republican governors. Seven out of 10 states that have the lowest unemployment rates in America are governed by Republican governors,” McDonnell said.
“If you want to see what a Republican president is going to do, look at what Republican governors are doing today,” he said.
Gubernatorial Elections in 2012: