New Jersey Governor’s Race
President Obama called Republican Governor Chris Christie Wednesday afternoon to congratulate him on his re-election, a White House official confirmed.
Buono said party leaders cut a deal with Governor Christie to help themselves, not the state.
A landslide victory for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who invites the rest of the nation to watch what happens over the next four years in the Garden State.
Gov. Chris Christie promised to lead New Jersey with the same aggressive style if he wins a second term, while his re-election opponent, Democrat Barbara Buono, pledged Tuesday to remain independent from party bosses who have been sitting on their hands during her campaign if she becomes governor.
The speaker who received several standing ovations was NJ Senator Barbara Buono (D-18) who focused her remarks at the podium to strengthening the middle class by raising the minimum wage.
Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono is defending her pick for a running mate after a Republican official criticized it as “like picking my secretary.”
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono has picked labor leader Milly Silva as her running mate, according to two party officials, making the first all-female ticket in the state.
Gov. Chris Christie’s re-election campaign raised $2.2 million between the June 4 primary and June 30.
The mayor of a rural South Jersey town that has seen additional state aid under Gov. Chris Christie has become the third Democratic mayor to throw support behind the popular Republican.
Newark mayor Cory Booker has built a national fan base with exploits such as rescuing people from burning buildings. But some members of his own New Jersey Democratic party are miffed at him.