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By Chris Christie for Governor | August 31st, 2009 - 7:32pm
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Today, the Christie-Guadagno campaign released the following statement from campaign manager Bill Stepien: "Jon Corzine's disgraceful negative campaigning continues to belittle the people of New Jersey as they strive to make informed decisions about the future of our state.  It's no secret Jon Corzine can't talk about his record when you look at our flailing economy, skyrocketing unemployment and unbearable tax burden, but it is down right embarrassing and shameful that a sitting governor is willing to go as low as he has gone.  Governor Corzine and his campaign repeatedly choose to hide behind tasteless attack ads that underestimate the intelligence and integrity of New Jerseyans. These may be tactics that worked in 2000 and 2005 without a record to defend, but it's not going to make the last four years disappear this time.  We challenge Jon Corzine to stop the mudslinging and focus on what matters to working families who are struggling to make ends meet."  ### www.ChristieforNJ.comPaid for by Chris Christie for Governor, Inc    Ronald Gravino, Treasurer

The Back Room

McGreevey expresses no desire to be power broker in Newark mayoral race

Former New Jersey Governor James McGreevey might remember that former Newark Mayor Sharpe James played a significant role in helping him to get that title. But regarding the highly contentious Newark mayoral race between candidates Ras Baraka and Shavar Jeffries, McGreevey told PolitickerNJ.com on Thursday that he has no interest in picking a side.  

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Wake-Up Call

Morning Digest: April 18, 2014

Fulop endorses Smith in Bayonne mayoral raceBAYONNE - Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop parachuted into the Bayonne mayoral race on Thursday night by endorsing incumbent Mayor Mark Smith."It is a pleasure to be with you here, Mark," said Fulop to a crowd of more than 125 supporters at a...

Op-Ed

The future of NJ Politics should not be politicians investigating politicians

By JON BRAMNICK Voices around the country agree with our concern that "bipartisan committee led by John Wisniewski is partisan." Below are observers who agree Wisneiwski's committee is not bipartisan: Chuck Todd, NBC News: "Democrats made a mistake... Read More >

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Quote of the Day

Quote of the day

“The new agenda is charter schools. It’s a profit-making business. $500 million will not be in our hands. The school board is an advisory board. We are not going to tell the governor to unleash the dollars. Don’t be fooled. It’s not abracadabra. It’s politics.” - Paterson Mayor Jeff Jones

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