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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.

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...

Christie, Corzine Fight Over Women At NJ Governor's Debate

NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Corzine, whose recent spate of ads accusing Christie of supporting policies that would hurt women have been credited with tightening the race, contend...

Chris Christie Big Bruce Springsteen Fan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MENDHAM, N.J. — New Jersey's Republican candidate for governor insists he'll spend the night before his first debate at a Bruce Springsteen conc...

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

Fat Campaign Commercial: Corzine Campaign Takes Shot At Chris Christie's Weight In New Ad (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the increasingly ugly campaign battle between Governor Corzine and his Republican challenger Chris Christie, it was only a matter of time before th...

Obama Is the Boot, But the Foot Is All Local

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

It's been the silent consensus of New York Democratic leaders for months now that Paterson needs to go. Paterson did not respond well to these critics, injecting race into the equation.

Former VP Al Gore To Stump For NJ Gov. Jon Corzine in Atlantic City Next Week

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

Former Vice President Al Gore is scheduled to deliver the keynote address to the New Jersey Democratic State Conference in Atlantic City next Friday,...

Jon Corzine Takes Lead Over Christie In NJ Gubernatorial Race

New Jersey Newsroom | Tom Hester Sr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine has for the first time gained the lead in the gubernatorial race among all registered voters, according to a new Monmouth ...

NJ-Gov: 42.0% to 42.0%. Really.

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

With all but perhaps or or two final polls logged, our trend estimate in New Jersey, as of this writing, stands at a 42.0% to 42.0% deadlock between C...

NJ Watch (Friday) Plus an Automated vs. Live Interviewer Bonus

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

The most recent polling in New Jersey shows an excruciatingly close race between incumbent Democrat Jon Corzine and Republican challenger Chris Christ...

New Jersey Watch (Monday)

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

On Friday I speculated, here and in my column, about what it might take for independent Chris Daggett to win in New Jersey. Several developments over ...

Daggett vs Ventura

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

My column makes an early appearance this weekend -- Friday when filed rather than the usual Monday morning -- because it covers the very timely topic ...

New Jersey Governor Candidate Chris Christie's Wrong-Way One-Way Drive

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joe Territo

Republican candidate for Governor Chris Christie in 2002 got lost in Elizabeth and attempted to turn right onto a street that was one-way in the other direction.

NJ: Daggett the Key Wild Card

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

We've had a flurry of new polls this week in New Jersey which are generally showing a much closer contest than in September or earlier in the summer, ...

What Is Justice for Lockerbie?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

As bystanders to tragedies like the Lockerbie disaster, you and I have no moral weight; we are outsiders. But we aren't outsiders in our own lives, where we face moral choices just as tangled.

Congressman: Gadhafi Won't Stay In Englewood (UPDATE)

AP | VICTOR EPSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman said late Friday he's been given assurances from a representative of the Libyan government that Moammar G...

Corzine, Menendez Say Gadhafi Not Welcome In Jersey

AP | VICTOR EPSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — Gov. Jon Corzine and New Jersey federal legislators joined an angry chorus of opposition Wednesday to Libyan leader Moammar Gadha...

N.J. Prosecutor Faces Ethics Investigation For Helping GOP Candidate

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The top federal prosecutor in New Jersey is facing an internal ethics investigation over public comments that may have helped his e...

Aug. 17, 2009, News Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

Town hall meetings on health care reform....Debate or Debacle? Media make sure squeakiest wheels get the grease.

Why The Apprentice Candidate Shouldn't Quit

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

Take a step back, and you might be able to see the allure reality TV star Randal Pinkett could have over the next three and a half months of the New Jersey campaign.

NJ Gov. Jon Corzine Faces New Fundraising Reality After Dip In Wealth

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

Of all the gloomy economic indicators since the Wall Street collapse, perhaps the most startling one seen by New Jersey residents is this: Gov. Jon S....

Down Fur the Count

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Last week New Jersey's state legislature approved a bill requiring the labeling of all animal fur garments, making it the fifth state to better protect consumers from fraudulent fur selling.