Former White House chief of staff Erskine Bowles (D) will not run for governor of North Carolina, Politico reports.
Recent polls found that Bowles, who ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate twice, was the Democrat who ran most competitively against Pat McCrory (R).
Former White House chief of staff Erskine Bowles and former Sen. Alan Simpson "are working with a bipartisan group of 47 Senators and as many House members to frame a compromise on $7 trillion in looming fiscal decisions," Reuters r... Read Post
House Republicans' deficit-reduction offer is modeled after a $3.9 trillion package by former Clinton White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles. Wait a second. Why are Republicans making an offer designed by a Democrat? Read Post