In his State of the State address, Governor Christie asserted New Jersey “is improving--getting better every day.” Let’s look at the record.Read More >
Governor Christie is getting national attention for his blunt style and outspokenness as he travels around the country campaigning for fellow Republicans. Christie’s “in your face” approach has even spilled over into the Tea Party crowd. Last week, the governor won a presidential straw poll in Virginia, edging out both Sarah Palin and Rep. Ron Paul. However, in a culture that worships style over substance, he has to do more in the Garden State than bash the New Jersey Education Association if he has any thoughts about living at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC.Read More >
As the senate budget committee prepared to discuss the 2011 plan, buzz around the hearing room said two Republican senators were ready to abandon the bill, leaving the deal struck Monday between Gov. Chris Christie Democratic legislative leaders in doubt.Read More >
It was a different scene than it was in Clinton earlier this year when establishment Republicans felt like misfit grunts bucking KP duty as Assemblyman Mike Doherty (R-Washington Twp.) bellowed out a speech from atop the stage at the middle school.
Stunned when they voted against him and chose Marcia Karrow to succceed the mild-mannered Sen. Leonard Lance (R-Clinton), Doherty stubbornly launched what many assessed as an implausible primary campaign.
This morning at the Republicans' unity breakfast at the Mountainview Chalet in Asbury, Doherty called his win over incumbent state senator Karrow the toughest of his decade-long political career.
"I've been through a lot of tough primaries, but Marcia was the heartiest competitor," said Doherty.
Defeated by Karrow in that January special election, Doherty aligned with movement conservative Steve Lonegan's gubernatorial candidacy to come back and beat Karrow Tuesday night, 52% to 48%.Read More >
Morning News Digest: June 15, 2012By Missy RebovichTry State Street Wire, Follow PolitickerNJ on Twitter and Facebook. Text "PNJ" to 89800 to receive alerts BCRO runoff election between Rottino and Yudin; McCann out There will be a runoff election for BCRO chairman next Thursday in...
The Bergen County Republican Organization (BCRO) moments ago issued a statement that with 15 minutes to go before the polls close at 8 p.m., 725 county committee members have voted tonight in this three-way contest for BCRO chairman.Read More >
By BARBARA BUONO The revenue situation in New Jersey continues to go from bad to worse, recalling that scene in the Wizard of Oz when the curtain was pulled back to reveal that the Wizard was not some omnipotent force with the power to render... Read More >
"I thought he would come in second." - state Sen. Gerry Cardinale (R-39), on John McCann's third place finish behind Cardinale's and sitting BCRO Chairman Bob Yudin's nemesis Anthony Rottino at last night's BCRO chairman's contest.- PolitickerNJ.com
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