As backing for state Sen. Barbara Buono continues to flow in, Democratic State Committee Chairman John Wisniewski is prepared to issue his own endorsement of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate and call upon the remaining county chair people to follow suit.
Wisniewski has organized at least two calls among the state chairs in recent weeks and has listened as potential candidates were discussed and dissected. Through it all, Wisniewski, who at one time considered his own challenge to Gov. Chris Christie, has urged the chairs to coalesce behind one candidate.
Now, Buono is the Democrats' lone choice and absent a surprise challenge from an as yet unknown candidate will carry the Democrats' standard.
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"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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