By Max Pizarro | November 28th, 2012 - 12:13pm
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Beaten in back to back Bergen County election cycles, the GOP wants to take advantage of Gov. Chris Christie atop the ticket next year to regain the advantage. The party is especially interested in competing against state Sen. Robert Gordon (D-38).

There are several names circulating as possible challengers.

Former Freeholder John Driscroll, former Assemblyman Guy Talarico, Fair Lawn Deputy Mayor John Cosgrove and 2011 Assembly candidate Fernando Alonso.

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Christie campaigns in New Hampshire

When asked in New Hamsphire today about whether he was considering a presidential run in 2016, Gov. Chris Christie said he wouldn’t discuss his plans until after November.

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Legislation needed for publicly financed gubernatorial elections

By JEFF BRINDLE It is critical that the Legislature soon enact a pending bill that would ensure the state’s Gubernatorial Public Financing Program is available in the event of a special election for governor.  Not only is there no current legal... Read More >

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“Clearly there’s some resemblance with Theodore Roosevelt. That direct confrontational style of leadership.” - historian Doris Hearns Goodwin, referring to Gov. Chris Christie.

- The Times of Trenton

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