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2013 Elections

John Celock

Christie Opponent Sees Path To Victory

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Howard Dean Announces New Move

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean (D) announced Tuesday that the political action committee he founded would launch a campaign to flip state legislature...

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Virginia Republican: Dem Running 'Mainstream Campaign'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Virginia's Republican lieutenant governor is not planning an endorsement in the governor's race right now, he said, but praised the Demo...

Democratic Senate Hopeful Nabs Labor Backing

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ed Markey has nabbed the backing of another large labor union in his Democratic primary race for Senate against Rep. Stephen Lynch, a former labo...

Republican Decides Against Big Switch

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Citing fundraising difficulties and the current partisan political environment, Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R) announced Tuesday tha...

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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...

Tea Party Ally Considering Challenge To Christie's Reelection

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) could find himself with a Tea Party challenger in his bid for a second term this year. Former Atlantic County F...

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Chris Christie Heaps More Praise On Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), in a speech designed to boost his reelection this year and a possible 2016 presidential candidacy, t...

Another Christie Foe Bites The Dust

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

The decision by New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-West Deptford) to not run for governor has likely set the stage for state Sen. Barbara Bu...

Christie Foe Gets Big Boost

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

Friday's announcement by New Jersey state Sen. Richard Codey (D-Roseland) that he would not run for governor boosted the chances of state Sen. Barbara...

Chris Christie Foe Picks Up Major Backer

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

The powerful Democratic leader in southern New Jersey is backing state Sen. Barbara Buono as a gubernatorial candidate, potentially ending the party's...

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Who Will Challenge Christie?

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic mayors in New Jersey want anyone interested in challenging Gov. Chris Christie (R) in November to enter the race soon. Th...

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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...

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Potential New Christie Opponent Emerges

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

A relatively unknown county freeholder who is a top aide to U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) is being pushed by a colleague as a potential challeng...

Dem 'Not Pursuing' Christie

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) is "not pursuing" a race against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), a move that denies Democrats a candidate some party l...

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Dem: Christie Is 'Still Tone Deaf'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) only Democratic challenger said that his State of the State address Tuesday showed that the governor was "still...

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Christie: New Jersey Won't 'Stand Silent' On Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) used his State of the State Address Tuesday to repeat calls for federal Hurricane Sandy relief, noting that his sta...

Dem Leader's Bizarre Claim About Christie

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

The Democratic president of the New Jersey state Senate claimed that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) "prayed a lot and got lucky" that Hurricane Sa...

Lawmaker Finds New Jersey's 'Obi Wan Kenobi'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

A powerful New Jersey state senator has taken to Facebook to push a former Democratic governor to challenge Gov. Chris Christie (R), calling him New J...

Christie's Big Lead Revealed

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is trumpeting a significant fundraising advantage over his only announced Democratic rival based on donations colle...

Quality Neighborhoods Citywide Essential to Stronger Detroit

Benny Napoleon | Posted 03.05.2013 | Detroit
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As Detroiters, we embrace our city's non-residential stakeholders. We embrace the fact that many are rooting for us; understanding that we will never have a thriving state of Michigan, or southeast region without a vibrant city of Detroit.

Brown Expresses Doubts About Possible Opponent's Residency

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics

Outgoing Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) expressed doubts about the Massachusetts residency of Senate candidate Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) in a radio appeara...

New Jersey Democrat Flirts With Endorsing Christie

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

A Democrat raising funds to run for a New Jersey state Assembly seat has not ruled out endorsing the reelection of Republican Gov. Chris Christie. ...

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Former Obama Aide's Pushes 'Progressive State' In N.J. State Senate Bid

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

A former top campaign policy aide to President Barack Obama has announced plans to seek a New Jersey state Senate seat, taking on a veteran state sena...