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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...

Don't Believe Everything the Oracle Tells You

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

Instant analysis of election results from a handful of races in an off year election is not very significant one way or the other. We'd be wise not to buy into the tub-thumping or doomsaying of pundits posing as priestesses

Christopher J. Daggett, Independent, Stirs Up New Jersey Governor's Race

nytimes.com | DAVID M. HALBFINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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World Serious

Neil McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Neil McCarthy

My daughter, a freshman in college, called earlier in the semester to report that she had gotten a high mark on an English essay. The professor had ev...

Jason Linkins

The State Of Your Post-Election Media Memes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If you missed out on last night's election, well, don't you know that you missed out on the most important off-off-year election in our lives? It's t...

NJ Governor's Race Down To The Wire

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — Republican Chris Christie, a former corruption-busting prosecutor, unseated the deep-pocketed but unpopular Gov. Jon Corzine on ...

Winning Online: 10 Tips for 2010 Campaigns

Matt Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Dunn

The political world is in a state of confusion right now because technology is accelerating everything. Election Day 2010 is one year away. It's time for campaigns to start gearing up.

World Series May Hurt NJ Governor's Race

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — Fastballs or fundraisers? Team bus or campaign bus? Stump speeches or stolen bases? New Jersey is about to become fixated on a ...

Ideologues and Election Results

Peter Connolly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Connolly

For Democrats who value their Congressional majority, the 2009 Election results might suggest a need for caution in pursuing major new liberal initiatives until the deficit is brought down.

Chris Christie, NJ Governor Candidate, Questioned On Spending

Associated Press | Angela Delli Santi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Travel records show the Republican candidate for New Jersey governor frequently exceeded federal spending guidelines on business travel while he was U...

Can Paterson Learn From The Secret Race to Replace Jon Corzine?

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

Unfortunately for Paterson, he has disadvantages that Corzine did not: a contested primary next September and powerful leaders opposed to his renomination.

One Spin You Won't Hear From Republicans About Tuesday's Election

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

What you won't hear the spinners crowing about is the shocking punch to the gut the GOP took in upstate New York's 23rd Congressional District, where a Democrat won for the first time in over 100 years.

How The Star Ledger Gave Jon Corzine A Lifeline

Politico | JOHN BOHRER | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine wins a second term Tuesday, it will come in spite of a struggling economy and rising unemployment. And, also, becaus...

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.