Democrats Think The Retiring Head Of Planned Parenthood Should Run For Office
Democrats in Congress and political operatives told BuzzFeed News they think the departing Planned Parenthood president should strongly consider running a campaign of her own. “She would be an amazing candidate if she wanted to run.”
Hawaii's Governor Admits He Couldn't Tell The Public About The False Missile Alert Because He Didn't Know His Twitter Password
"I have to confess that I don’t know my Twitter account log-ons and the passwords," said Gov. David Ige, when asked why there was a delay in telling the public the missile alert was false.
Indiana's New Governor Pardoned A Wrongfully Convicted Man After Mike Pence Delayed It For Years
The Indiana parole board unanimously recommended that then-Gov. Mike Pence pardon Keith Cooper, but he failed to act. Now, the new Indiana governor has made Cooper the first man in the state's history to be pardoned based on a claim of innocence.
Republican Frontrunner For Montana Governor Has An Extreme Anti-LGBT Past
Since entering the political spotlight, Greg Gianforte has avoided questions about social issues. But he has personally lobbied against an LGBT rights bill, and tax documents show his foundation has given more than $1.1 million to leading organizations that oppose LGBT rights.
Bar Owner: UVA Student Was "Cordial And Respectful," Not Belligerent
University of Virginia student Martese Johnson, 20, was bloodied during an arrest by state liquor control agents Wednesday, prompting the governor to call for a special investigation. BuzzFeed News correspondent Joel Anderson is reporting from Charlottesville, Virginia.
Missouri Governor Creates The Ferguson Commission
Gov. Jay Nixon announced the creation of an independent group to study the unrest that followed the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown and make recommendations for how to improve the St. Louis area. This commission will not investigate the death of Michael Brown, the governor said.