Just in time for the debate on immigration overhaul, Jeffrey Chiesa was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden as the new U.S. senator from New Jersey, a post he’ll hold until an Oct. 16 special election.
Governor Chris Christie’s call for an October vote to fill a U.S. Senate seat may help Republican state lawmakers in New Jersey’s general election less than three weeks later by giving Democratic voters a reason not to show up.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie picked Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa as an interim replacement for deceased U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, while candidates to succeed him began lining up for a special-election ballot.
This is a morbid column about some unexpected and encouraging news: Deep economic declines, such as the one we experienced in the U.S. a few years ago, probably lengthen life expectancy. This is exactly the opposite of what most people believe.
Jersey City Councilman Steven Fulop, who quit Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.’s trading desk to run for mayor, ousted incumbent Jerramiah Healy, whose administration was caught up in an FBI investigation and who was once photographed on his porch drunk, unconscious and naked.
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.
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, 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 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: