Politics & Government

New Jersey’s Christie takes Ice Bucket Challenge

NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is proving again he doesn't mind a little humiliation. The Republican on Tuesday posted on his Facebook page a video showing two of his kids dumping a bucket of ice water on his head. The video is ...

Campaign manager indicted in robocall case

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say the campaign manager for a New Jersey state senate candidate was responsible for an early morning robocall that urged voters to support another candidate. Monmouth County prosecutors say 45-year-old Dwayne ...

1st Congressional District Remains Without Representative

Since Congressman Rob Andrews resigned in February, the first congressional district remains without a representative until the November election.

House campaign groups start $75M ad campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both parties' House campaign arms began a $75 million ad blitz that will continue until November's elections. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Tuesday began ads that are aimed at seats currently in Republican ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Aug. 12, 2014

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

Shots fired at New Jersey police station overnight

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a drive-by shooting at a police station in southern New Jersey. Police in the Philadelphia suburb of West Deptford say a dark-colored sedan drove through the parking lot twice just after 4 ...

Christie says the RGA will spend millions in Maine

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the Republican Governors Association will spend millions in Maine to help Gov. Paul LePage win another term. The two governors campaigned together Tuesday at C&L Aviation Group in Bangor. ...

Poll: New Jersey voters split on Christie

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey voters remain split on Gov. Chris Christie. But they're pretty sure he's preparing to run for president in 2016. A Rutgers-Eagleton poll out Tuesday finds Christie's job approval continues to hover just above 50 ...

ACLU wants Army to help 2 transgender veterans

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's American Civil Liberties Union wants the Army to "fully recognize" the new legal names of two New Jersey-based transgender military veterans. The group announced Monday that it submitted two applications to the ...

Christie Signs Bail Reform Bill

Gov. Chris Christie signed the bail reform bill at Trenton City Hall, where he also signed the ban the box legislation.