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A Tale Of Two Conventions

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Clinton has gotten a bigger convention bounce than Trump and I think that is because the DNC was a more positive and uplifting experience than the RNC. Maybe Americans prefer optimism to pessimism. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was a tale of two conventions.

Disgraced United CEO Jeff Smisek Is the Reason for Income Inequality

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.14.2016 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Smisek's failed leadership at United Airlines illustrates exactly how this CEO self-dealing scheme works to the advantage of wealthy executives and shareholders while damaging workers, communities, customers and corporations.

When Kids Walk Out of School, Who's Listening?

Junius Williams | Posted 05.27.2016 | Education
Junius Williams

The state of New Jersey is in charge and the ball is in Governor Christie's court, to act on student demands that Cami Anderson be replaced; and that school district disruption cease.

GOP's Blind Hate of Labor Union Members

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

It has never been clear until now why Republicans so hated the idea of hard-working Americans banding together to negotiate to receive a more fair share of profits derived from the sweat of their brows. Walker's conflating ISIS terrorists with labor protestors while CPAC conference attendees cheered explains it all.

Christie's to Blame Even If He Didn't Know

Sandy Goodman | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Whether or not he knew or was personally involved in the bridge scandal, any Christie presidential hopes should already be down the drain.

Ryan J. Reilly

The Law That Might Cover The Chris Christie Scandal | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Legal experts say it would be tough for federal officials to make the case that aides to Gov. Chris Christie violated federal public cor...

Michelangelo Signorile

Chris Christie Blasted Over Gay Rights, Gun Control Stance | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono blasted Gov. Chris Christie, saying she’s not daunted by polls showing Christie with a c...

John Celock

Christie Opponent Sees Path To Victory | John Celock | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono, lagging far behind Gov. Chris Christie (R) in polls, said she rema...

Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo: The Mid-Atlantic Libertarian Solution

Alex Knepper | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics
Alex Knepper

As the Republican Party agonizes over its ideological future and the Democratic Party wrangles over its commitment to progressivism, two exemplary Mid-Atlantic governors have emerged to set the tone for a possible consensus mode of governance.

Christie Debunks 'Crazy' Idea

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Rising Republican star Chris Christie says he would be "more ready" to run for U.S. president in the 2016 election aft...

Luke Johnson

Christie Slams House Republicans On Sandy Aid | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) lit into House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and House Republicans Wednesday for not holding a vote o...

Booker To Run For Senate: Sources

Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) will not challenge Gov. Chris Christie (R) in 2013, choosing instead to seek Democrat Frank Lautenberg's Senate seat in 2...

Christie Slams 'Stupid' Reaction, Admits He 'Wasn't Ready' For Next Big Step

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) admitted he "wasn't ready" to run for president in 2012, but he thinks 2016 could be a different story. "I w...

Poll Shows How Christie Would Fare Against Booker Challenge

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Two-thirds of New Jersey voters say Chris Christie deserves to be re-elected next year, an...

WATCH: Christie Gets Feisty When Asked About Twinkies

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie refused to answer a question about Twinkies after Hostess Brands Inc. -- maker of the snack -- announced Friday it ...

Big Booker Decision Delayed By Disaster

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker said Hurricane Sandy pushed back his decision on whether to run for governor of New Jersey in 2013. "The reality is Sandy ...

Rubio vs. Christie: Republicans Could Clash

Real Clear Politics | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

Political careers tend to rise as others fall, even within the same political party. Two-and-a-half years ago, Marco Rubio forced one of the most p...

Paean to the Jersey Shore

Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D.

"I never saw my home town until I stayed away too long," says a line from the Tom Waits song called "San Diego Serenade." But to my mind, he's plaintively singing about New Jersey.

Christie Ruffles Feathers With High Demands After Disaster

Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

By DAVID PORTER AND GEOFF MULVIHILL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOONACHIE, N.J. — In a whirlwind of post-storm decisions that might ruffle some feather...

Former Dem Gov: 'Can We Get Some More Chris Christies Up In Here?'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, a self-described "die-hard Democrat," praised New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for his actions after Hur...

Chris Christie Denies Mitt Romney Shift On Abortion

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

After Mitt Romney said on Tuesday that he does not plan to push legislation to limit abortion access if elected president, Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J....

Christie Fends Off Tea Party, Conservatives

Wall Street Journal | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

Several dozen tea-party and conservative activists converged on this Ocean County township recently to express their concerns about an elected officia...

New Poll Rains On Christie's Parade

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Chris Christie, the hard-charging, high-profile governor of New Jersey, has been touted a...

Gov. Christie's "Taking Our Country Back"

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Does that mean that the United States of America, the great country to which I immigrated 55 years ago -- a country I adopted and which I thought had adopted me -- really hasn't been "my country" all or some of these years?

Christie Sees Big Boost In New Poll

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK, June 12 (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is more popular than he has been since taking office in January 2010, with half of ...