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The First Controversy of Chris Christie's 2016 Presidential Campaign: Tortured Food

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

It seems that Governor Christie overturned the will of the people of New Jersey to protect the interests of a group of people in another state one thousand miles away: Iowa.

New Law Could Allow Cops To Seize Cell Phones

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

A New Jersey lawmaker wants to enable police to search a driver’s cell phone immediately after a crash to see if the phone contributed to the accide...

Gay Marriage Vote Puts Heat On Christie

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — In a move that supporters called a civil rights milestone, New Jersey's state Senate on Monday passed a bill to recognize same-s...

Metro Republicans Strong-Arm Weakness, and Is it Gillibrand 2012?

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

Though the New Jersey state Supreme Court has taken progressive strides, the latest from Governor Christie this week was not an act of ideology -- it was an act of power.

In New Jersey, Marriage Equality Does an Economy Good

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

Marriage equality is perhaps the most painless, inexpensive way for the New Jersey legislature to grow the state economy.

The Republican Who Might Bring Gay Marriage to Jersey

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

Contrary to popular belief, New Jersey's same sex marriage equality legislation isn't dead yet. There are five Democratic Senators voting no. That means at least three Republicans are needed to pass.

New Jersey Gay Marriage Bill One Step Closer To Senate Vote | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A bill to legalize gay marriage cleared the state Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday, paving the way for a full Senate vote Thursday....