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Christie has pointed to his success in New Jersey as a model for the GOP, but when you scratch the surface, much like Christie's record, the facts don't match the rhetoric
I need to sell my year in traveling carnivals to an agent or publisher, I could use these winter months to track down leads and write that book.
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By Scott Dodd, OnEarthA few weeks ago, the editorial board of New Jersey's largest newspaper bowed to the inevitable and endorsed Chris Christie's nev...
Last weekend in Tlapacoyan, Mexico, Salvador Garcia Alvarez talks about his town emptying out of men each year as they go north to work in American carnivals. This time of year, they come home to families and a different world.
Tuesday night's election results were a lot to take in -- especially if you're one of the Beltway creatures still clinging to low expectations for the political participation of Millennials. Spoiler alert: Young voter turnout in Virginia went up, a lot.
Since coming to Washington in the 1970s, I have learned what qualities make a great leader: a genuine and authentic persona, an optimistic view of the future and a can-do attitude. With this week's resounding victory, Chris Christie has proved that New Jersey voters believe he has that.
After an anti-climactic election day which turned out mostly as anticipated going into the elections, it's time for the quadrennial exercise in over-analysis in search of national import from the races for New Jersey governor, Virginia governor, and New York mayor.
Bill de Blasio won a landslide victory to become the mayor of New York City, voters in New Jersey and Seatac, Washington supported minimum wage hikes, and the Illinois legislature voted to legalize same-sex marriage. These are among the progressive victories that swept across the country.
Focusing on how the handling of the shutdown affected, or did not affect, the vote this week ignores a more potent way in which it is impacting Republicans: making voters less likely to be Republicans in the first place.
On January 1, hundreds of thousands of New Jerseyans who work in low-wage jobs but barely survive will see an increase in their wages to $8.25 an hour, an increase that will be adjusted for inflation annually thereafter.
I have been working in Camden for 16 years and in that time I have come to realize that jobs and paychecks do not solve poverty. The needed healing is not a static thing, but a changing dynamic that is as fragile as the people who live in it.