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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...

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 Foe Picks Up Major Backer

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

The powerful Democratic leader in southern New Jersey is backing state Sen. Barbara Buono as a gubernatorial candidate, potentially ending the party's...

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Who Will Challenge Christie?

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic mayors in New Jersey want anyone interested in challenging Gov. Chris Christie (R) in November to enter the race soon. Th...

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Big Boost For Christie Foe

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

The only declared Democratic opponent running against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) for the gubernatorial seat in 2013 is continuing to consolida...

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Potential New Christie Opponent Emerges

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Dem 'Not Pursuing' Christie

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) is "not pursuing" a race against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), a move that denies Democrats a candidate some party l...

Christie's Got Nothin' But Love For Who?

Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

By WAYNE PARRY, ASSOCIATED PRESS New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he still loves state Senate President Steve Sweeney despite his assertion that...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Booker Target Not Focusing On 'Political Distractions'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

New Jersey's senior U.S. senator is focusing his attention on his Senate work in light of Newark Mayor Cory Booker's (D) decision to explore a race fo...

Cory Booker May Have Democratic Competition For U.S. Senate

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

While Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) continues to publicly consider whether to run for New Jersey governor next year or the U.S. Senate in 2014, Rep. Fr...

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Dem Says No To 'Extreme' Christie

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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Dem: Booker Has 'Frozen' Party

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Christie Challenger Plans Big Move

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

The first woman to serve as majority leader of the New Jersey state Senate is planning to announce her candidacy against Gov. Chris Christie (R) in th...

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Dem Says Christie Deputy Made 'Complete Mess' Of Post-Sandy Voting

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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Dem: Christie Is Beatable

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey's Democratic state Senate president is keeping his options open and insisting that Democrats can beat Gov. Chris Christie, wh...

Another Christie Opponent Emerges

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

A Democratic state senator is beginning to make moves for a possible challenge to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) in next year's election. Stat...