(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) By most accounts, Republicans running for Congress will have a good year. But those aiming for the governor's mansion? Not so much.
Late summer polling suggests Republican governors seeking re-election not only won't ride a GOP wave to victory, they may even be crushed.
As with Congress, the reasons are partly structural. Republican gubernatorial candidates did well in 2010 as part of the midterm backlash against President Obama.
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Now, four years later, voters in many of those states are rebelling against their agenda.