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New Jersey Governor Race

Christie Foe Gets Bad News From Top Dem

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

A former Democratic governor of New Jersey said that Republican Gov. Chris Christie's Democratic challenger should rethink her struggling candidacy. ...

POLL: Governor, Yes; President, Maybe Not

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

New Jersey voters overwhelmingly favor Gov. Chris Christie (R) for reelection in 2013, but are far more divided over his potential future as a 2016 co...

John Celock

Partisan Sparks Fly At Chris Christie Oversight Hearing

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics

A New Jersey legislative hearing Friday related to Hurricane Sandy cleanup turned into a partisan slugfest, as Republicans accused Democrats of using ...

Christie Opponent Injured

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

The presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) was injured in a car accident on Monday night. State Sen. Barba...

Mark Zuckerberg Likes Chris Christie

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg likes New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R). According to a report by Buzzfeed, the nation's youngest billionaire will host ...

John Celock

Big Boost For Christie Foe

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

The only declared Democratic opponent running against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) for the gubernatorial seat in 2013 is continuing to consolida...

Cory Booker May Have Democratic Competition For U.S. Senate

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

While Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) continues to publicly consider whether to run for New Jersey governor next year or the U.S. Senate in 2014, Rep. Fr...

John Celock

Dem Says No To 'Extreme' Christie

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

A Democratic state senator who once received food stamps has emerged as the only announced challenger to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) in next ye...

Christie Foe Says No

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics

The chairman of the New Jersey Democratic Party has decided not to challenge Gov. Chris Christie (R) in next year's gubernatorial race. Assemblyma...

Another Christie Opponent Emerges

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

A Democratic state senator is beginning to make moves for a possible challenge to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) in next year's election. Stat...

Christie Hits Record Approval Ahead Of Reelection Bid

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) popularity remains aloft after Hurricane Sandy, giving him a record approval rating, according to a Quinnipiac p...

Chris Christie Inauguration: New Jersey Republican Governor Takes Office

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — Republican Chris Christie was sworn in Tuesday as New Jersey's 55th governor, vowing to deliver the far-reaching change he said ...

The GOP "Comeback" is Really a Throwback

Nathan Daschle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Daschle

American voters will reward the party that optimistically puts forth a concrete plan to return prosperity. And while the jury on the new administration is still out, the case against the GOP has long been closed.

Four Lessons for Democrats in Tuesday's Elections

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Notwithstanding Republican victories in the N.J. and Virginia governor's races, let's not forget that a lower percentage of Americans now self-identify as Republicans than at any other time in a quarter-century.

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.

How Breasts (and Health Care) Swung a Governor's Race

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. Bohrer

Christie's lack of specificity and stubbornness in his ad did nothing but prove his duplicity and inform more people that he sides with insurance companies over New Jersey women.

Eight Reasons the Democrats lost Virginia & New Jersey--and How to Recover

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

Losing the Virginia and New Jersey governorships hurt. Local factors played a part, but these are major states. So it matters why the Democrats lost them. Here are eight reasons -- and lessons for next time.

Sarah Palin: Rogue Republican or Democratic Operative?

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

If the Republican Party had half a mind, they would look at Palin's history of party divisiveness, polarization and destruction and take heed.

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...

What Should Be the First Three Things Chris Christie Does When He Enters Office?

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

As Chris Christie prepares to become New Jersey's next governor, NJ.com is asking state residents to come up with a to-do list for him. NJ.com gets it...

The Power of Fear and the Obligation to Hope

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

It was not surprising to learn that New Jersey and Virginia both elected Republican Governors. But I could not have predicted the loss in the tiny, liberal, free state of Maine.

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 ...

Star-Ledger Endorses Third Party Candidate Chris Daggett In NJ Governor Race

Editor & Publisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Independent candidate Chris Daggett has picked up a key endorsement in New Jersey's gubernatorial race. The Star-Ledger of Newark, the state's lar...

Obama Referenda

David Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Parker

Any time an American does anything at all, it is a demonstration of his or her support for, or opposition to, the President and his policies. Paying attention, Russia? That's how democracy works.

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.