Politics & Government

Christie to campaign with New Hampshire candidate

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to New Hampshire to campaign with Republican gubernatorial hopeful Walt Havenstein. Havenstein says Christie will join him for various retail campaign stops and grassroots events on ...

Chris Christie receives Father of the Year award

NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been honored for his parenting skills. The National Father's Day Committee crowned the Republican governor a Father of the Year at an awards ceremony in New York on Wednesday. Christie is a dad to ...

Miss. GOP Senate candidates face likely runoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran and tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel face a possible runoff after battling to a near-draw Tuesday in a primary that underscored Republican differences. Unofficial returns from 98 percent of ...

NJ to send woman to Congress; Booker to face Bell

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey primary voters have assured that the state will have a female representative in Congress for the first time in a dozen years by handing victories to two women running in 12th District party primaries. Voters also ...

Former governor remembers newspaper co-owner

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says "the world will never be as much fun" as it was before the death of businessman Lewis Katz. Rendell spoke Wednesday at a memorial for Lewis, a sports team owner-turned-philanthropist. The ...

MacArthur wins GOP House primary in NJ’s 3rd

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former Randolph Mayor Tom MacArthur has won the hotly contested Republican primary in New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District. He will face Burlington County Freeholder Aimee Belgard, who easily won the Democratic nomination ...

US reps facing challenges all win primaries in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Four New Jersey congressmen facing contested primaries have all fended off challengers. Republican Reps. Frank LoBiondo in the 2nd District, Leonard Lance in the 7th and Rodney Frelinghuysen in the 11th all won their primaries ...

Norcross, Cobb win House nominations in south NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State Sen. Donald Norcross has won the Democratic primary for southern New Jersey's 1st District congressional seat. He defeated graduate student Frank Broomell and Logan Township Mayor Frank Minor in Tuesday's primary. On the ...

Port Authority Commissioner Schuber Testifies Before GWB Committee

The Select Committee on Investigation heard from Port Authority Commissioner Pat Schuber Tuesday.

Christie nominates 2 to high court

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has re-nominated the chief justice of the state Supreme Court. Stuart Rabner's nomination was submitted Tuesday. Christie earlier struck a deal with Democrats over nominees. Christie also ...