Booker Skips NAACP Debate; Will Attend Fundraiser with Oprah Instead

Cory Booker, one of four Democrats running for U.S. Senate, has decided to forgo an NAACP-sponsored debate in Newark in favor of a fundraiser with Oprah Winfrey, costing $1,000 per head.

Christie Says He Has No Time to Have a Beer with Sen. Rand Paul During Election Season

Sen. Rand Paul suggested Gov. Christie meet up with him for a beer after a war of words, but Christie says he likely won't have the time while trying to get reelected as governor.

Lieutenant Governor Candidate Milly Silva Says She’s Qualified for the Job

Despite not holding public office previously, Milly Silva says her work for the Service Employees International Union has prepared her for the leadership role of lieutenant governor.
Members of Democracy for America, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee and the New Jersey Working Families Alliance at the Statehouse call on New Jersey's U.S. Senate candidates to support expanding Social Security. Photo by Dari Kotzker.

Organizations Call on U.S. Senate Candidates to Support Social Security Expansion

Members of three groups held a press conference at the Statehouse calling for New Jersey's U.S. Senate candidates to support expanding Social Security.

Christie Refused Comment on Feud with Paul, Picks Up Endorsement from Secaucus Mayor

Gov. Chris Christie didn't take questions from the press about his war of words with Sen. Rand Paul. He got an endorsement from lifelong Democratic Mayor Michael Gonnelli of Secaucus.

Buono Proud of Running Mate Choice Milly Silva

Barbara Buono says she chose Milly Silva as her running mate because she has the right skills to succeed as lieutenant governor and shares her vision of helping the middle class and working poor.

Holt Defends Claim Climate Change Will Lead to Death of Millions

U.S. Senate candidate Rush Holt stirred up some controversy recently when he came out with a campaign ad claiming millions of people will die if climate change isn't addressed.

Christie Blasts Critics, Including Buono’s Running Mate Milly Silva and Sen. Rand Paul

Gov. Chris Christie addressed comments from Milly Silva who called him a bully and Sen. Rand Paul who implied that New Jersey was taking too much money back.

Buono, Silva Spend First Day on Campaign Trail on the Defensive

Barbara Buono and her newly announced running mate Milly Silva hit the campaign trail with Silva defending her lack of voting in the last two statewide elections.

Mayoral Candidate Anibal Ramos Wants to Be Elected, Not Appointed if Booker Becomes Senator

Anibal Ramos says he's ready to run for mayor of Newark in May of 2014 or sooner, but isn't interested in becoming the appointed interim mayor should Cory Booker win his bid for U.S. Senate and resign his current position.