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 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 said his top executive appointee at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey resigned as lawmakers questioned the closing of lanes onto the George Washington Bridge three months ago.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie , whose approval rating has slid since he took office in January, may be harming the election prospects of his party’s lawmakers as he battles with the teachers’ union and fights with Democrats over his refusal to reappoint the Supreme Court’s lone black justice.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker, the frontrunner in New Jersey’s special election to replace the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, has proven adept at raising cash. Enough, in some cases, for four elections.