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.
Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy, 62-year-old veteran of political hazards that include a drunken nude photo and an FBI sting, wants a third full term. Backing him are President Barack Obama and Newark Mayor Cory Booker.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, seeking a second term amid record popularity for his handling of Hurricane Sandy, is on the defensive for backing Rutgers University President Robert Barchi after disclosures that the state school’s former men’s basketball coach abused his players.
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.
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.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s record poll numbers for his handling of Hurricane Sandy may fall before next year’s election as he faces high unemployment and a revenue crunch in a state where Democrats hold a 3-2 edge over Republicans among registered voters.
For two weeks after Hurricane Sandy ravaged New York and New Jersey, Governors Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie traded business attire for crisis-mode casual as they held briefings, toured the destruction in helicopters and pushed power companies to get the lights on.
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.
Democrats who control New Jersey’s Legislature may thwart parts of Governor Chris Christie’s agenda, including ending unused sick-day pay and teacher tenure, as he begins the second half of his term with near-record approval ratings.