Rider University’s basketball team beat the University of Southern California 77-57 last night in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament, the second year in a row the New Jersey school has had an early season win against an opponent from a major conference.
Five months after Cory Booker ended his tenure as mayor to join the U.S. Senate, Newark is struggling with a leadership transition that’s left New Jersey’s biggest city on the brink of a state takeover.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is actively considering entering the race for U.S. president and may make a decision within a few days, a Republican donor who asked not to be identified said today. For the past year, the 49-year-old first-term Republican has turned “I’m not running” into a near-daily mantra. Following is a sample of his denials:
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie withstood critics when he killed a $12.4 billion transit tunnel under the Hudson River to New York City. Now, on the verge of his second term, he’s at the center of another commuter fury over four days of traffic tie-ups at the George Washington Bridge, the world’s busiest.
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.