By PolitickerNJ Staff | January 25th, 2013 - 10:40pm
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Democrats in the 37th District may not be the only incumbents in store for a primary fight, according to party sources.

With the shakeup in District 18 created by the gubernatorial run of state Sen. Barbara Buono of Metuchen, Assemblyman Pat Diegnan of South Plainfield is struggling tonight to find support in his party.

Assemblyman Peter Barnes of Edison has the requisite organizational edge to land the Senate seat, but the glut of names jockeying for the Assembly - and internal warnings about the consequences of not having a woman on the ticket - puts Diegnan in jeopardy, sources say.

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"Christie’s method for coping with scandal has been more complicated. In January, the seemingly-local issue of lane closings on the George Washington Bridge, which created a massive traffic jam in the Hudson River town of Fort Lee, became one of national interest when it was revealed that one of Christie’s closest staffers had ordered them—for what looked like political retribution against a Democratic mayor. The scandal was quickly dubbed 'Bridgegate,' and unfortunately for Christie, it played into his reputation as a bully. Christie's response was to act unlike himself: humble." - Olivia Nuzzi

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