New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he’ll work as hard as he ever has if he’s re-elected, while Democratic challenger Barbara Buono said he has allied himself with political bosses and left small businesses behind, as the two held their final debate in a lopsided race last night.
Steve Lonegan, who’s running for U.S. Senate in New Jersey, said fellow Republicans had “guts” to shut down the federal government. He’d be happy, he says, if his epitaph proclaims him “the guy who dismantled the IRS.”
Newark, New Jersey’s biggest city, had 10 killings in as many days. Trenton, the state capital, reached a record 32 homicides this year. Governor Chris Christie, heading toward a second term, is forcing urban mayors to confront the crime wave largely on their own.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who lived on food stamps and resided in low-income housing to identify with his poor constituents, is acknowledging his status as a technology millionaire as he campaigns across New Jersey for a U.S. Senate seat.
A ruling from the New Jersey Supreme Court is expected today on whether Governor Chris Christie ’s cuts to public school funding violated the state constitution and left schools underfunded by as much as $1.7 billion.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a critic of President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul, reversed course to seek a Medicaid expansion in his $32.9 billion spending plan proposed as he pursues re-election.
Barbara Buono, the Democrat trying to oust New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, is so low on funds that her campaign ads don’t reach voters via television or radio. To see them, you must go to her website, Facebook or Twitter page.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has advantages as he seeks re-election. The Republican leads his Democratic challenger by more than 40 percentage points. He’s out-raised her 10-fold. He’s even won over some members of the opposition party.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie drew laughs at the Pine Brook Jewish Center in Montville last month as he explained the “ugly truth” of his 27-year marriage: His bond-trader wife is his meal ticket.