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Hurley: MGM Resorts International wants to locate in Atlantic City as 'cornerstone'

"Hurley in the Morning" reported that MGM Resorts International will be on this Wednesday's (September 10, 2014) New Jersey Casino Control Commission Agenda.

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WaPo: Christie loses AC bet

The collapse of Revel Casino burdens fledgling prez candidate Gov. Chris Christie with a troubling storyline, according to a report this evening in The Washington Post.

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Retired FBI man to run against Cryan for the GOP

The Union County GOP has a candidate for Sheriff.

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Christie in Mexico: his full remarks

In his speech today in Mexico City, Gov. Chris Christie criticized "foolish" energy regulations.

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'It's your move'

As Gov. Chris Christie heads to Mexico today, The New Republic breaks down Christie's "Ya talkin' to me?" approach to foreign policy.

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Report: the numbers behind Revel

Closing this month, Atlantic City's Revel Casino has not received one penny of its state Economic Redevelopment Growth tax credit, according to Tim Lizura, EDA president and chief operating officer of the doomed casino.

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Booker Campaign launch features three stops tomorrow

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) will officially kick-off his re-election campaign with a three-event tour across the state.

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Report: Stepien paid $6K a month by GOPAC

Former Christie Deputy Chief of Staff/Campaign Manager Bill Stepien since April has received $6,000 per month from GOPAC, a Washington-based non-profit group.

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CD5: Stellato says Cho strongest challenger Garrett has seen

Bergen County Democratic Chairman Lou Stellato today said he's confident that Roy Cho will run for re-election in CD5.

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POLITICO: GOP on track to expand House majority by 5 or 6 seats

Tepid fundraising, underperforming candidates and a lousy party brand are threatening to deprive House Republicans of the sweeping 2014 gains that some top party officials have been predicting this year, according to Politicker alum Alex Isenstadt, now of Politico.

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Asbury Park Press corrects Williams error in Christie report

The Asbury Park Press last night mopped up after NBC anchor Brian Williams overreached when he said the feds had cleared Gov. Chris Christie of wrongdoing in a federal investigation, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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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 >


(9-17-14) Viral Video Prompts Questionable NJ Municipal Ordinance -  Socrates said, “While I might disagree with what you say, I will defend to the death your right to say... more »
The Correct Foreign Policy – Neither Fortress America Nor Pax Americana      Last week marked the 75th anniversary of the beginning of World War 2.  It started with the... more »
(Asbury Park, NJ) -- There's a word for someone who says one thing and does another: hypocrite.  There's no shortage of 'em in Trenton -- from ... more »
 The following letter was sent today to Republican state legislators, county chairs, state committee members, and New Hampshire... more »

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