Famous Governors

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This former governor (MA) is the 2012 Republican Presidential candidate.
This Governor (SC) resigned his chairmanship of the Republican Governors Association after it was revealed that he flew to Argentina to meet his lover.
She focused the country's attention on illegal immigration after her state (AZ) passed a controversial immigration-control law.
Informally known as the 'Governator' this man (CA) entered office following a recall election.
This Governor was famous for his tight control over Virginia politics and for championing 'massive resistance' to desegregation while he was a Senator.
In 1953, this Governor (CA) was nominated the 14th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court by President Eisenhower.
In 2008, he resigned as Governor of New York after it was revealed that he purchased services from high-end prostitutes.
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Former Governor of Arkansas who was famous for his defiance of a Supreme Court order to desegregate schools in Little Rock.
This Governor (WI) entered the national spotlight after challenging public sector unions and surviving a high-profile recall election.
In 2006, this former governor (IL) was convicted of corruption for his role in a scheme to sell commercial driving licenses to unqualified drivers in exchange for bribes.
Governor of Illinois until 2009, when he was impeached following accusations that he tried to sell President Obama's open Senate seat.
She was heavily criticized for her state's (LA) slow response to Hurricane Katrina.
This man (NJ) was recently at the center of a financial scandal involving massive trading losses at MF Global.
He was the first African-American governor of his state (VA) and the first African-American governor since reconstruction.

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