By PolitickerNJ Staff | January 4th, 2013 - 4:27pm
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Campaigns & Elections released their national list of 500 top political consultants.

From New Jersey's Democratic Party ranks were Steve DeMicco & Brad Lawrence, founding partners, Message & Media; Sean Darcy of Round World Consulting; Kevin Hagan of Princeton Public Affairs; Andrew Kennedy of Kennedy Communications; and Michael Muller of Totten Communications.

Also under New York's top consultants was former Corzine Campaign Manager Maggie Moran of M. Public Affairs, who has a New York office.

The Top five Republican Operatives on the list are Maria Comella, Governor Christie's Deputy Chief of Staff; Mike DuHaime, Governor Christie's Chief Strategist; Adam Geller of National Research Inc.; Chris Russell of Chris Russell Consulting; and Bill Stepien, Governor Christie's Deputy Chief of Staff.

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"Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, a Hudson County Democrat, is balking. He claimed Tuesday that members of his caucus are divided over the measure and that his house is in no real rush – besides, even if enacted this year, the reforms would not take effect until 2017, he said. And with the growing belief that Christie could skip town to run for president, some Democrats are not eager to give him another talking point for his résumé. Christie’s plans to stump for Republican candidates in New Hampshire later Thursday only fuel that suspicion." - columnist Charles Stile

- The Bergen Record

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