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New Jersey Governors' Race Down To The Wire

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey's candidates for governor darted through the state on the last day of a campaign being billed as a vote on President ...

White House Intervenes In New Jersey Governor's Race

POLITICO | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of President Barack Obama's key political advisers has become the central strategist in New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine's bruising campaign for re-ele...

GOP Criticizes Aid Going To Select New Jersey Cities

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey lawmakers agreed to transfer $44 million into a special account for distressed cities, despite objections from Republ...

New Jersey Independent Governor Candidate Chris Daggett Is 'Screwed'

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

Days after The Star-Ledger endorsed independent candidate for governor of New Jersey Chris Daggett, the newspaper's Brian Donahue filed this Ledger Li...

The Right-Wing Media's Election Analysis Just Ain't That Good

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Back in 2001, conservative media figures were adamant. Democratic Party victories at the ballot boxes during the off-year elections had little national significance.

Jon Corzine Almost Gave Up Reelection Bid

The Newark Star Ledger | Josh Margolin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was the great urban legend of the campaign: With the White House worried, a frustrated Gov. Jon Corzine was having second thoughts and came close t...

Palin's Boob a Fake: Hoffman Loses

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

The only thing Sarah Palin can really take credit for is New York's House District 23 electing a Democrat for the first time since before The Civil War.

Election Day: What To Watch For In New Jersey, New York And Virgiia

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Independents who swept Barack Obama to a historic 2008 victory broke big for Republicans on Tuesday as the GOP wrested political co...

Chris Christie Rips Off Monty Python, Troupe Threatens Suit

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Martin Lewis

Chris Christie, the Republican candidate for Governor of New Jersey, has created an election commercial that steals copyright-protected material from Monty Python without permission or credit.

Corzine, Christie Tied In New Poll For New Jersey Governor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — In another indication that the New Jersey governor's race will go down to the wire, a new poll finds Gov. Jon Corzine and Republ...

Christopher J. Daggett, Independent, Stirs Up New Jersey Governor's Race

nytimes.com | DAVID M. HALBFINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Don't Believe Everything the Oracle Tells You

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

Instant analysis of election results from a handful of races in an off year election is not very significant one way or the other. We'd be wise not to buy into the tub-thumping or doomsaying of pundits posing as priestesses

World Serious

Neil McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Neil McCarthy

My daughter, a freshman in college, called earlier in the semester to report that she had gotten a high mark on an English essay. The professor had ev...

Jason Linkins

The State Of Your Post-Election Media Memes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If you missed out on last night's election, well, don't you know that you missed out on the most important off-off-year election in our lives? It's t...

NJ Governor's Race Down To The Wire

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — Republican Chris Christie, a former corruption-busting prosecutor, unseated the deep-pocketed but unpopular Gov. Jon Corzine on ...

Winning Online: 10 Tips for 2010 Campaigns

Matt Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Dunn

The political world is in a state of confusion right now because technology is accelerating everything. Election Day 2010 is one year away. It's time for campaigns to start gearing up.

World Series May Hurt NJ Governor's Race

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — Fastballs or fundraisers? Team bus or campaign bus? Stump speeches or stolen bases? New Jersey is about to become fixated on a ...

Chris Christie, NJ Governor Candidate, Questioned On Spending

Associated Press | Angela Delli Santi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Travel records show the Republican candidate for New Jersey governor frequently exceeded federal spending guidelines on business travel while he was U...

Ideologues and Election Results

Peter Connolly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Connolly

For Democrats who value their Congressional majority, the 2009 Election results might suggest a need for caution in pursuing major new liberal initiatives until the deficit is brought down.

Can Paterson Learn From The Secret Race to Replace Jon Corzine?

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Unfortunately for Paterson, he has disadvantages that Corzine did not: a contested primary next September and powerful leaders opposed to his renomination.

One Spin You Won't Hear From Republicans About Tuesday's Election

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

What you won't hear the spinners crowing about is the shocking punch to the gut the GOP took in upstate New York's 23rd Congressional District, where a Democrat won for the first time in over 100 years.

How The Star Ledger Gave Jon Corzine A Lifeline

Politico | JOHN BOHRER | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine wins a second term Tuesday, it will come in spite of a struggling economy and rising unemployment. And, also, becaus...

Election Night Preview: GDP Trumps Gay Marriage

Joe Scarborough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Scarborough

All the president's men know that a Republican sweep in New Jersey and Virginia will strike fear in the hearts of those swing state Democrats who now hold the future of health care in their sweaty moderate hands.

New Jersey's Next Governor Is Unknowable

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

The miraculous resurrection of Governor Jon Corzine in the crucial month of October has had a lot of people thinking the Democrat is running away with the thing. Not so.

Chris Christie's Weight Becomes Debate Topic In New Jersey Governor Election

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — There are weighty issues in New Jersey's tight race for governor – the highest property taxes in the nation, for one thing...