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New Jersey News

In NJ Budget Battle, Dems Try to Stay in Sync

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Democrats control the State Senate and Assembly in New Jersey. They are currently working on a budget proposal to counter the one put out by Republican Gov. Chris Christie. But fissures within the Democratic party are making a united front difficult to achieve, and may help tip the situation to Christie's favor.

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New Jersey News

Christie Quips: I Want to Know If I Blew It

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Governor Chris Christie again played coy when asked whether he would run for vice president – saying he would consider it but doubted GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney would ask.

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WNYC News

With Thirteen Days To Go, No One is Blinking

Monday, June 18, 2012

With less than two weeks left ahead of New Jersey's budget deadline, Governor Chris Christie and the Democrats, who control the state house, remain at odds over Christie's proposal for a 10 percent income tax cut.

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It's A Free Country ®

Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 15, 2012

Andrew Cuomo ensures New York will have beer for years, and Chris Christie reaches the 50 percent approval mark.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

NJ Governor Chris Christie's Rise to Power

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Bob Ingle and Michael Symons talk about New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who has become a national Republican Party figure. Their book Chris Christie: The Inside Story of His Rise to Power offers the first in-depth portrait of the governor, looking at his roots, his early political career, his time in the governor’s office, and what his political future will likely be.

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The Empire

This Week in Politics: Decriminalizing Small Amounts of Pot, Genting Donations and Christie Backs Walker

Saturday, June 09, 2012

On This Week in Politics, WNYC political reporters discuss the top political stories from the week, providing insight and analysis on local, state and national political issues that affect New Yorkers.

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It's A Free Country ®

Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 08, 2012

Cuomo loses a casino, and Christie helps Scott Walker win an election.

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New Jersey News

Christie Calls Assembly Dems 'Skunks at the Party'

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Gov. Chris Christie is calling Assembly Democrats "skunks at the garden party" for thwarting his income tax cut plan, but they say the GOP governor is only interested in lining the pockets of the rich.

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It's A Free Country ®

As Walker Rises, So Does Christie

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

WNYC

Not long ago, a Republican Governor elected just after the Obama landslide in a “blue” state painted a line in the sand. 

In a big-union state, he took on the unions.  In a state formed by rail transportation, he killed a big federal rail project and sent huge sums back to the federal government.  The more the unions howled, the happier he seemed poking sharp sticks in their eyes.

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It's A Free Country ®

Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 01, 2012

Cuomo approval reaches new heights, and Chris Christie takes in a Beyonce concert.

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The Takeaway

Should Sports Gambling Be Legal?

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced last week that he will defy a federal ban on sports gambling and that he hopes to let New Jersey residents legally bet on sporting events by fall of this year. His chances of success seem slim, but his outspokenness has reinvigorated national debate on the topic. Sports gambling: should it be legal?

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It's A Free Country ®

Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, May 25, 2012

Both rock stars in their own right, both trying to right their states' ships, and both building serious momentum for a potential presidential run. Every Friday, we'll look at whose week will look better on a résumé come 2016.

Check out last week's results here.

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New Jersey News

NJ Budget Officials Forecast Shows Lower Revenue

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The Legislature's chief budget officer says New Jersey has achieved only half of the $1 billion in revenue growth Gov. Chris Christie anticipated for this fiscal year.

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It's A Free Country ®

Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, May 18, 2012

In a Guv-Mayor tag-team matchup, Cuomo and Bloomberg are at odds over food stamp fingerprinting, while Christie and Booker score a big viral video success.

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New Jersey News

Christie, Booker Channel Seinfeld in Video Parody

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and the mayor of New Jersey's largest city are channeling the Seinfeld-Newman rivalry in a video parody that spoofs the mayor's heroics and Christie's vice presidential potential.

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The Empire

This Week in Politics: Presidential Visit, Polls and Pedro Espada

Friday, May 11, 2012

On This Week in Politics, WNYC political reporters run down some of the top political stories from the week that was, providing insight and analysis on local, state and national political issues that touch New Yorkers.

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It's A Free Country ®

On Week of Obama's Gay Marriage Switch, Who Fared Better—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, May 11, 2012

When President Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage, Cuomo applauded while Christie dug in.

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New Jersey News

Christie Vetoes Health Care Legislation

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Governor Chris Christie on Thursday vetoed legislation that would have established a health care exchange, called for under the President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.

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New Jersey News

Christie’s Popularity Spikes Compared to Last Year: Poll

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Governor Chris Christie is significantly more popular among New Jersey voters this spring than he was a year ago, according to a new poll.

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It's A Free Country ®

Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, May 04, 2012

Cuomo continues to work around the Legislature, while Mr. Christie goes to Wisconsin.

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