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Christie rallies GOP for Gov. LePage in Maine

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Advocates Protest Pig Crates At The Statehouse

Advocates voiced their views on pig creates outside the statehouse, using human sized crates.

CD3 Candidate Belgard: Middle Class is Most Significant Issue

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

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 ...

Quarantined nurse leaves New Jersey for Maine

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients and was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital over the weekend was returning home to Maine on Monday as her lawyer criticized the state's policies that had her fighting to ...