U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-9) will not run for governor, sources close to the congressman tell PolitickerNJ.com.
Pascrell over the weekend signaled to political allies his continuing desire to remain focused on his job in Washington, D.C. and killed the guv talk, sources said.
A resounding victor in a Democratic Primary last year, the congressman was a go-to option for northern county chairmen worried about the impact of Gov. Chris Christie on down ballot exchanges.
They - and others in the Democratic Party - vigorously courted the veteran congressman, a former Paterson mayor, who throughout said he preferred to stay engaged in his congressional duties.
Zapped by the DNC on his way into New Hampshire this afternoon, Gov. Chris Christie defended his economic record while wooing NH voters for the second time in little more than a month, according to the Associated Press.Read More >
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By Linda Stender At his most recent town hall, Gov. Chris Christie accused his predecessors of "monkeying with the math" when it comes to their handling of our state's economy. But as the old saying goes, when the governor points a finger, he... Read More >
"Go to Mayor [Cory] Booker and ask him if he thinks in the years that he was mayor if I ignored Newark. The fact is I've spent as much time in Newark as anyone else." - Gov. Chris Christie- PolitickerNJ
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