Embroiled in the Jersey City mayoral race, incumbent Mayor Jerry Healy today formally backed Democratic gubernatorial candidate state Sen. Barbara Buono (D-18), Metuchen.
“Senator Buono has proven herself time and again to be my kind of Democrat, someone who stands and fights for middle class taxpayers and Democratic principles, no matter how tough the fight," Healy said. "She is at the forefront in the battle to curb gun violence and has been an outspoken critic of those who would stand in the way of legislation to increase gun control. I proudly endorse her today in her campaign to become governor and look forward to her winning in November and getting New Jersey back on the right track.”
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"Gov. Chris Christie says he won’t campaign for the Republican gubernatorial candidate in New York because the cause is hopeless: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ahead by more than 30 points. But he will campaign in New Hampshire, over and over, where the Republican is also trailing by more than 30 points. What’s the reason? It may be that New Hampshire holds the nation’s first presidential primary. It may be that he doesn’t want to mess with Cuomo, who knows where the skeletons are buried at the Port Authority. But one thing is certain: Gov. Straight Talk is spinning again. And it seems to be habit-forming." - columnist Tom Moran- Star-Ledger
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