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Polling Memo shows public green light for red light cameras

A polling memo prepared by a company with ties to Gov. Chris Christie shows public support for red light cameras.

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Christie 'leaning against' renewing red light cameras

SEA BRIGHT - Gov. Chris Christie said today he is leaning against renewing red light cameras in New Jersey, but hasn't yet made a final decision on the subject.

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Report: DCCC makes $131K media buy, to try to go bonkers on MacArthur in CD3

Blue Jersey this morning furnished the report that shows the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) making a $131K media buy to go negative on CD3 Republican candidate Tom MacArthur.

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Poll: Romney crushing Christie among Iowa Republican voters

A USA Today Suffolk Poll of 2016 GOP presidential prospects shows 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney crushing Gov. Chris Christie among Iowa Republican voters.

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Report: Christie campaigns for Hutchinson

No real news out of Arkansas this evening as a local report documents Republican Governors Association Chairman Chris Christie stumping in Arkansas on behaf of Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson.

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Christie files direct appointments

Governor Chris Christie filed the following direct appointments with the Secretary of State's Office...

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Report: Committee enlists cellphone carrier's aid to obtain Egea text messages

The Select Committee on Investigation (SCI) this week sent a subpoena to AT&T, seeking the contents " of any text messages sent or received by Regina Egea, the governor's liaison to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, from Dec. 1 to 31," according to Star-Ledger report.

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LOL

We already put the 'quote of the day' together, but New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd has a line that goes into the pile of Her Eminence's greatest hits.

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Condolences to Senator Weinberg

PolitickerNJ extends condolences to Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg (D-37) and her family on the death of her brother.

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Source: Destination Lyndhurst

The Northern County Democratic chairs are scheduled to test their newfound alliance tomorrow at a meeting of the principals in Lyndhurst, according to a party source.

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Op-Ed

White House’s Tuition Challenge Being Met in NJ

By MICHAEL W. KLEIN In his weekly radio address on August 16, President Obama challenged colleges “to do their part to bring down costs” and lighten the tuition burden on students.  The state colleges and universities in New Jersey have... Read More >

Contributors

My Republican Hillary Clinton Experience    There is a veritable plethora of reportage in print, internet, television and radio media speculating as to whether Hillary Clinton will seek the Democratic... more »
(8-27-14) All Americans Should Support Gov. Perry - Political prosecutions have no place in American life. Those who use the justice system as they are using it in Texas... 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 »

Quote of the Day

quote of the day

"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

- The Daily Beast

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