The National Governors Association meeting — in 7 photos

August 4, 2013

MILWAUKEE -- More than two dozen governors gathered here this weekend for the National Governors Association summer meeting.

In between committee meetings and news conference, the governors found some time to let their hair down a bit too, with some joining a motorcycle ride led by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Here are six photos that provide a snapshot of the weekend gathering:

1. Everyone wants to talk to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).


(Scott Bauer/AP)

2. Seven governors joined the opening news conference.


From left to right, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D), North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R), Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D), Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R), Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R), Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D). (Sean Sullivan)

3. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) in biker mode.


(Jeffrey Phelps/AP)

4. Walker led the bike ride.


(Jeffrey Phelps/AP)

5. Enter the color guard.


(Jeffrey Phelps/AP)

6. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), who kept a low public profile, attended the state fair with his family.

7. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) was everywhere.

 

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.
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