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By Chris Christie for Governor | February 11th, 2009 - 7:40pm
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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Chris Christie’s Campaign for Governor today announced that former New Jersey Governor Thomas Kean has endorsed Chris Christie for Governor and will serve as the campaign’s Honorary State Chairman.  The endorsement was officially announced at a press conference held this afternoon in Bernardsville.“Throughout my tenure as Governor of the state of New Jersey, it took real leadership to work with both parties, Democrat and Republican, to bring real results to the people of New Jersey,” said Kean regarding his endorsement.  “Chris Christie’s strong leadership will finally end business as usual and bring real change to Trenton.”  Chris Christie thanked Governor Kean for his support, saying, “I am honored to have Governor Kean’s support and friendship.  Despite which way the political winds may have blown during his time in Trenton, Governor Kean never wavered.  As Governor, I will strive to serve every resident of New Jersey in that same manner.”  Please stay tuned for another release tomorrow as part of the campaign's 30 Days of Good News. ###  www.ChristieforNJ.comPaid for by Chris Christie for Governor, Inc    Ronald Gravino, Treasurer                       

The Back Room

National progressive group backs Watson Coleman in CD12

The Progressive Democrats of America Co-Founder and National Director Tim Carpenter and State Chair Mary Ellen Marino today endorsed Bonnie Watson Coleman for the Democratic nomination in the 12thCongressional District.

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Wake-Up Call

Morning Digest: April 24, 2014

Organization to honor Gov. KeanAn event next month for Community Options, Inc. will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the organization's founding and honor Governor Tom Kean, Sr., a was an advocate over 25 years ago for bringing individuals with developmental disabilities out of state institutions into small group homes.Robert...

Op-Ed

How the City of Paterson became a city in crisis

By HAYTHAM YOUNES As the May 13th election for Paterson officials nears, I've noticed a lot of candidates running using slogans and empty promises as if they weren't around watching Paterson get to where it's at today. I think it's important that... Read More >

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"This is the only Tea Party group that endorsed Mitt Romney. These guys are the Vichy French of the Tea Party movement. They're the guys who say 'Viva la France,' and then you can't find them when the fighting starts. Come on." - GOP strategist Rick Shaftan, on the Independence Hall Tea Party group.

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