State Sen. Michael Doherty (R-23) isn't going to run against Gov. CHris Christie in a Republican Primary and, in fact, supports Christie's re-election.
Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean, Jr. (R-21) tonight announced that Christie will have the "unanimous and unwavering support" of all sixteen sitting Republican New Jersey senators in his bid for re-election, including movement conservative Doherty.
"Governor Chris Christie has done exactly what he was elected to do, end government as usual at the State House and put our state back on the path to fiscal strength and economic prosperity for all," Kean said. "He is a strong leader for a state that for too long suffered under governors without the vision or discipline to create lasting economic opportunity for all New Jerseyans. He has by any measure earned another term.
"From pension and benefits reform to property tax relief to ethics reform, Chris Christie has been a champion for common sense solutions to New Jersey's persistent challenges," he added. "The sixteen members of the Senate Republican Caucus look forward to continue the fight for a more affordable New Jersey through next years campaign and for another four years."
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"Governor Christie ripped President Obama this summer for failing to carve out some time during a Texas fundraising swing to visit the Mexican border, where the unprecedented flood of immigrant children from Central America had reached a crisis point. ...Yet Christie is not squeezing in a tour of the troubled border during his own three-day trade and diplomatic mission to Mexico, which is set to begin on Wednesday. The governor is planning a series of meetings with Mexican officials, including President Enrique Peña Nieto and the finance and energy ministers." - columnist Charles Stile- The Bergen Record
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