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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.

Cory Booker Is 41 Years Old

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

Cory Booker has become cliche: Newark's Savior-in-Progress. An image that's been marching in place for the better part of a decade.

Sorry, Gov: A Bad Day for Asking Democrats to Work With You

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

Chris Christie became New Jersey's new governor this morning. He rode a huge wave of anti-incumbent sentiment in November's election. His most penetrating message was 'Change.'

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.

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.

Chris Christie's 'Macaca Moment' on Health Care

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

Christie is now on film, getting short with someone for daring to question the whims of the health care industry. 2009-09-28-Untitld1.jpg

Chris Christie's First Ethics Push In New Jersey Was Short-Lived

New York Times | DAVID M. HALBFINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

He billed himself as a corruption fighter, questioned the ethics of those in power and promised to put an end to no-bid contracts for the politically ...

New Jersey's Leading Candidate for Governor Says He Might Reject Obama Stimulus Aid

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

It appears the good poll numbers have gone to Chris Christie's head, because now he's modeling himself after anti-stimulus Republican Governors Sanford, Jindal and Barbour.