Politics & Government

Booker ramping up Senate re-election effort

BLACKWOOD, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey has formally launched his re-election campaign with the first of a series of kick-off events. A poll last month showed the incumbent Democrat may have a tighter race than observers ...

Rutherford Business Owners Oppose SID

Many Rutherford business owners object to the way the municipality's Special Improvement District is run and they want out of the organization that they have to pay into.

What to know about Christie’s trip to Mexico

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie will be heading to Mexico on Wednesday for a three-day official trade mission. Christie's schedule is jam-packed. He will give two keynote addresses, hold a sit down with the Mexican president and attend a ...

Christie to Mexico on trade mission, 2016 politics

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading for Mexico, officially on a trade mission for his state. But the trip has political benefits, too, helping him buff up his foreign policy credentials should he run for president in 2016. ...

NJ Gov. Christie to attend fundraiser for Hogan

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to attend a fundraiser this month for Republican Larry Hogan, who is running for governor of Maryland. Hogan's campaign announced the Sept. 17 fundraiser on Tuesday. It is scheduled ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 2, 2014

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

Driver tails Christie motorcade following incident

SEASIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) — A motorist who thought a member of Gov. Chris Christie's motorcade had cut him off followed the vehicle into a Jersey Shore town, but the matter was peacefully resolved. Christie spokesman Michael Drewniak tells The ...

5 things to watch for in New Jersey elections

Here are 5 things to watch as New Jersey's election season ramps up: ___ BOOKER'S TEST Jeff Bell is trying to become the first Republican from New Jersey to be elected to the U.S. Senate since 1972. He's running against Democratic incumbent Cory ...

Last Week on NJTV News (Aug. 25-29, 2014)

Missed an episode last week? Catch up with what happened on NJTV News.

Christie has been helping GOP around the country but hasn’t had much success with that at home

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey GOP Gov. Chris Christie has been traveling the country to bolster Republican candidates. But his efforts to boost his party at home have been lower-key with limited success. Critics who say he should do more to help ...