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Election Night Preview: GDP Trumps Gay Marriage

Joe Scarborough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Scarborough

All the president's men know that a Republican sweep in New Jersey and Virginia will strike fear in the hearts of those swing state Democrats who now hold the future of health care in their sweaty moderate hands.

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.

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...

Biden: Corzine Re-election "Critically Important"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Vice President Joe Biden says New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine has complete and unwavering support from the White House because...

Post-Election Punditry: It's Perfectly Obvious

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Click. " -- and we're back. Time now to ask our Pack o' Pundits for the big takeaways from Tuesday's election results. What did you guys see in all...

The Wrath of Suburbanites and Independents

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The election results show that no incumbent governor (or incumbent party) can escape the wrath of an electorate that continues to bleed while it watches tax dollars squandered on foreign wars and Wall Street fat cats.

Today's Alleged "Bellwether" Elections Aren't Bellwethers and Don't Say Much About Nat'l Politics

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

While the Democratic Party certainly has its problems right now, these contests do a better job of illustrating severe Republican weakness than anything else.

GOP Election Victories Won't Erase Party's Problems

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For Republicans, an election win of any size Tuesday would be a blessing. But victories in Virginia, New Jersey or elsewhere won't ...

Obama In New York To Raise Money For Bill Owens, Thank FBI For Zazi Terror Arrest

AP | BEN FELLER and LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The leader who prods his critics to put politics aside is doing anything but these days: President Barack Obama is campaigning for hi...

New Jersey Swap Payment Costing Taxpayers Losing $22,000-a-Day With Swap for Bonds Never Sold

bloomberg.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) -- New Jersey taxpayers are being saddled with a bill of about $657,000 a month from Bank of Montreal for an interest-rate swap app...

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.

Goldman Sachs Alumni With Government Ties

Felix Salmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With Jon Corzine losing the governorship of New Jersey yesterday, it was yet another bad day for former heads of Goldman Sachs. It's worth running dow...

New Jersey Election Results: Updates On Governor's Race

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Independents who swept Barack Obama to a historic 2008 victory broke big for Republicans on Tuesday as the GOP wrested political co...

New Jersey Governors' Race Down To The Wire

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey's candidates for governor darted through the state on the last day of a campaign being billed as a vote on President ...

White House Intervenes In New Jersey Governor's Race

POLITICO | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of President Barack Obama's key political advisers has become the central strategist in New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine's bruising campaign for re-ele...

GOP Criticizes Aid Going To Select New Jersey Cities

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey lawmakers agreed to transfer $44 million into a special account for distressed cities, despite objections from Republ...

New Jersey Independent Governor Candidate Chris Daggett Is 'Screwed'

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

Days after The Star-Ledger endorsed independent candidate for governor of New Jersey Chris Daggett, the newspaper's Brian Donahue filed this Ledger Li...

The Right-Wing Media's Election Analysis Just Ain't That Good

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Back in 2001, conservative media figures were adamant. Democratic Party victories at the ballot boxes during the off-year elections had little national significance.

Jon Corzine Almost Gave Up Reelection Bid

The Newark Star Ledger | Josh Margolin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was the great urban legend of the campaign: With the White House worried, a frustrated Gov. Jon Corzine was having second thoughts and came close t...

Palin's Boob a Fake: Hoffman Loses

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

The only thing Sarah Palin can really take credit for is New York's House District 23 electing a Democrat for the first time since before The Civil War.

Election Day: What To Watch For In New Jersey, New York And Virgiia

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Independents who swept Barack Obama to a historic 2008 victory broke big for Republicans on Tuesday as the GOP wrested political co...

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.

Corzine, Christie Tied In New Poll For New Jersey Governor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — In another indication that the New Jersey governor's race will go down to the wire, a new poll finds Gov. Jon Corzine and Republ...