BELMAR – Gov. Chris Christie told residents he refuses to be labeled too moderate or too conservative after being asked by a resident if he thinks he’s too moderate for the Republican Party.
The governor brushed off the notion that he doesn’t conform to GOP party standards, saying that people “try and put you in a box for their own advantage.”
“As for my standing in the Republican Party, listen, I say what I think and I don’t worry about labels,” he said. “Man, I’m the same guy I was two years ago, three years ago, when I ran that I am today.”
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Belmar mayor's race: a wave of post-Sandy project politics stirs up seaside Monmouth borough BELMAR - When Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty rolled out his re-election campaign in February, he did so still basking in the glow of what many residents of the 6,000-person Monmouth County seaside borough saw...
By MICHAEL W. KLEIN In his weekly radio address on August 16, President Obama challenged colleges “to do their part to bring down costs” and lighten the tuition burden on students. The state colleges and universities in New Jersey have... Read More >
"Christie’s method for coping with scandal has been more complicated. In January, the seemingly-local issue of lane closings on the George Washington Bridge, which created a massive traffic jam in the Hudson River town of Fort Lee, became one of national interest when it was revealed that one of Christie’s closest staffers had ordered them—for what looked like political retribution against a Democratic mayor. The scandal was quickly dubbed 'Bridgegate,' and unfortunately for Christie, it played into his reputation as a bully. Christie's response was to act unlike himself: humble." - Olivia Nuzzi- The Daily Beast
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