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Monmouth Polling Director: Local Races Will Have Most Impact

Monmouth University Polling Institute Director Patrick Murray says that the local races in New Jersey will have more of an impact than the federal races on Election Day.

Baraka Unveils ‘Model Neighborhoods’ Strategy For West, South Wards

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced a new initiative to reduce crime and enhance economic development.

Report: Humans’ Effect on Climate Change Increasing

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report saying the human influence on the climate is clear and growing.

Outgoing Congressman Runyan: Governing Should Be More of a Priority Than Politics

Congressman Jon Runyan says Congress flips politics and governing and makes politics the priority when it should be governing.

Newark’s toughest areas focus of pilot reform plan

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two of Newark's most depressed and crime-plagued neighborhoods will be the focus of a concerted effort to turn things around. Mayor Ras Baraka announced the Model Neighborhood plan on Monday at police headquarters in the city's ...

What’s at stake for Christie in Tuesday’s races

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie won't be on the ballot Tuesday, but he'll face a test of his national electoral might as voters head to the polls in numerous competitive governors' races. The potential 2016 candidate and chair of ...

Chris Christie makes final push for Gov. Snyder

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says no gubernatorial race is as important as Michigan's, and he urges the state's voters to re-elect Rick Snyder. Christie appeared ...

Gov. Christie rallies supporters for Fung

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is urging Rhode Islanders to promote Cranston Mayor Allan Fung to governor, saying the state has been on the wrong track and needs change. Christie on Monday rallied supporters for Fung at ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 3, 2014

Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Taj Mahal workers walk petition to AC mayor

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Workers from the Trump Taj Mahal casino marched to Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian's office to ask him to reconsider granting concessions that the struggling casino says are necessary to keep it open. About 1,000 ...