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John Celock

Chris Christie Heaps More Praise On Obama | 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...

Christie: 'The Stupidest Thing The Republican Party Ever Did!'

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) condemned the GOP by calling the decision to lengthen the Republican presidential nomination process in 2012 the "s...

Chris Christie Has A New Adversary

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — You might not have heard of New Jersey state Sen. Barbara Buono, though you've probably heard of the man she's itching to take o...

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...

Why Facebook's Gay Co-Founder Has 'Serious Concerns' About Chris Christie

Posted 01.28.2013 | Gay Voices

The New Republic editor Chris Hughes spoke out on Mark Zuckerberg's recently-announced fundraiser for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Hughes, who ...

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's State of the State: Nice Rhetoric, No Beef

Stephen M. Sweeney | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Stephen M. Sweeney

Governor Christie's State of the State was long on rhetoric, but short on ideas. It reminded me of that old Wendy's commercial: "Where's The Beef?"

Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo: The Mid-Atlantic Libertarian Solution

Alex Knepper | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics
Alex Knepper

As the Republican Party agonizes over its ideological future and the Democratic Party wrangles over its commitment to progressivism, two exemplary Mid-Atlantic governors have emerged to set the tone for a possible consensus mode of governance.

Post Sandy, Chris Christie Revives Town Halls And Public Image

Asbury Park Press | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Before Sandy, there was the town hall. Gov. Chris Christie’s public image, until the destructive superstorm, had been defined more than anything ...

John Celock

Potential New Christie Opponent Emerges | 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...

Cory Booker Puts His Hat In The Ring

Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

BY GEOFF MULVIHILL, ASSOCIATED PRESS Newark Mayor Cory Booker has filed paperwork allowing him to raise money to run for the U.S. Senate in 2014, s...

Attention Democrats: Chris Christie Isn't Your New Best Friend

Bob Cesca | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Yes, Chris Christie is a moderate on marriage equality. In a hardlined Republican crowd, that's rare. He's also acknowledged the man-made causes of the climate crisis. Good for him, but how screwy is it that we have to give credit to people who simply acknowledge scientific facts?

John Celock

Dem: Christie Is 'Still Tone Deaf' | 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...

John Celock

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

Bloomberg Shrugs Off House Failure To Vote On Sandy Aid

| Posted 01.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — While his fellow elected officials raged against the House of Representatives' failure to bring a $60 billion Superstorm Sandy aid p...

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. ...

NY Times Ad: Prohibition Is Finally Coming to an End

Ethan Nadelmann | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Ethan Nadelmann

This past year was the best ever for our growing movement to end the war on drugs. Marijuana legalization and broader drug policy reform have moved from the fringes to the mainstream of U.S. and international politics.

John Celock

Dem Says No To 'Extreme' Christie | 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...

John Celock

Dem: Booker Has 'Frozen' Party | John Celock | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

A leading Democratic mayor in New Jersey who is considering running for governor said Wednesday that Newark Mayor Cory Booker's (D) decision to wait t...

America Becomes More Progressive Through Pot and Gay Marriage Legalization

Steve Siebold | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics
Steve Siebold

Our leaders in Washington are lost. Democrats are creating a nanny state while Republicans are promoting puritanical dogma.

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...

John Celock

Dem Says Christie Deputy Made 'Complete Mess' Of Post-Sandy Voting | John Celock | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey's Democratic state Senate president said he believes that the state's decision to allow Hurricane Sandy victims to vote by em...