Seven in 10 New Jersey residents have never heard of Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, who would be the state’s chief executive if Republican Chris Christie wins a second term and then leaves amid a 2016 presidential bid.
Barbara Buono mingled at a senior citizen’s picnic in northern New Jersey last week, introducing herself as Governor Chris Christie’s Democratic challenger while people eating boxed lunches listened quietly.
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.
Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker will face Republican Steven Lonegan, who has lost previous campaigns for New Jersey and national office, in a special election for the U.S. Senate seat of the late Frank Lautenberg.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, enjoying record approval ratings for his response to Hurricane Sandy, will seek a second term next year to help rebuild the state after its coastline was ravaged by the storm.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who once urged reporters to “take the bat out” on a 76-year- old legislator, called union leaders “political thugs,” and a lawmaker “numbnuts,” is saying he’s sorry for his latest remarks.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie , a Republican who secured a $29.4 billion budget deal with Democrats controlling the Legislature, may face a tougher test as he presses to limit the highest property taxes in the U.S.
A four-way battle for the “heart of the Democratic Party” in New Jersey enters its first full day today as U.S. Representative Frank Pallone and state Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver jump into the race to replace U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, who died last week.
Choosing a side in his party’s ideological battle, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie attacked libertarian ideas on national security exemplified by U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a possible opponent in the 2016 presidential primary.
Governor Chris Christie’s record popularity since Hurricane Sandy ravaged New Jersey is prodding some Democrats in the state’s urban core to cross over and back the Republican for a second term they see as inevitable.