By PolitickerNJ Staff | January 3rd, 2014 - 12:14pm
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A former New Jersey mayor intent on making a run for Congress has at least $1 million in his exploratory committee account, sources said.

Former Randolph Township Mayor Tom MacArthur’s CD 3 exploratory committee has $1 million in its account, sources said. The news comes a day after MacArthur confirmed that Gov. Chris Christie’s two-time campaign treasurer, Ron Gravino, is serving as treasurer of his exploratory committee.

MacArthur is a retired chairman and CEO of York Risk Services Group. He is one of several Republican hopefuls interested in seeking their party’s nomination for the seat set to be vacated by U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan (R-3).

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Christie invades South Carolina

On his first visit to South Carolina as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, Gov. Chris Christie stayed in "moderate Charleston, in contrast to other potential GOP candidates who made early visits to conservatives elsewhere," according to an ABC News report.

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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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