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Surprise race enters New Jersey’s political radar

10-28-14
RIVER EDGE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's most conservative member of Congress may be facing his toughest challenge since he was first elected 12 years ago. Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett represents a district that runs along the northern edge of ...

Christie rallies GOP for Gov. LePage in Maine

10-28-14
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is urging Gov. Paul LePage's supporters to get their friends and family to the polls next week to re-elect the Republican governor. The chairman of the Republican Governors Association told ...

NJ governor to campaign again for Ducey, Martinez

10-28-14
PHOENIX (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be back in Arizona and New Mexico for the second time this month to try to rally support for Republican governor candidates Doug Ducey and Susana Martinez. Christie will headline campaign events in ...

Obama says US can’t shy away from Ebola battle

10-28-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States can't be seen as shying away from battle against Ebola. Obama did not directly criticize quarantine policies for returning health care workers implemented in New York and New Jersey. ...

Christie stumps for GOP’s Foley in Connecticut

10-27-14
GROTON, Conn. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has returned to Connecticut to rally Republicans in a tight governor's race. Christie's appearance at a Groton restaurant on Monday night on behalf of candidate Tom Foley marks his fourth campaign ...

Christie holds firm on New Jersey Ebola policy

10-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is holding firm on the quarantine policy that New Jersey has implemented in a bid to stop the spread of the Ebola virus. Appearing Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show, Christie said the policy is common sense. The ...

CDC: New restrictions for those at high Ebola risk

10-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are recommending that people who are at highest risk for coming down with Ebola avoid commercial travel or attending large public gatherings, even if they have no symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control and ...
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Advocates Protest Pig Crates At The Statehouse

10-27-14
Advocates voiced their views on pig creates outside the statehouse, using human sized crates.
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CD3 Candidate Belgard: Middle Class is Most Significant Issue

10-27-14
Third Congressional District candidate Aimee Belgard says the most significant issue right now is the struggling middle class and boosting the economy.

No high-profile wins, but Booker has big lead

10-27-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker has a big lead in polls over Republican challenger Jeff Bell as he seeks his first six-year term. But he has also struggled to notch a high-profile legislative victory in Congress. The former ...