Daggett picks Kean University administrator for LG
Frank Esposito, a longtime college history professor, will be independent Chris Daggett's running mate By Editor | July 27th, 2009 - 1:22pm
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Independent gubernatorial candidate Christopher Daggett has picked Dr. Frank Esposito, the interim dean at Kean University's College of Education, as his running mate.  Esposito, a specialist in American Indian, Colonial, and recent American history, will announce his candidacy for Lt. Governor at a 2PM news conference.

In 2002 an 2003, Espositio served as Interim President of Kean University.

Since Daggett, a former state Environmental Protection Commissioner, has qualified for matching funds, Esposito will participate in the official debate with Democratic State Sen. Loretta Weinberg and Republican Monmouth County Sheriff Kim Guadagno.

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"Governor Christie ripped President Obama this summer for failing to carve out some time during a Texas fundraising swing to visit the Mexican border, where the unprecedented flood of immigrant children from Central America had reached a crisis point. ...Yet Christie is not squeezing in a tour of the troubled border during his own three-day trade and diplomatic mission to Mexico, which is set to begin on Wednesday. The governor is planning a series of meetings with Mexican officials, including President Enrique Peña Nieto and the finance and energy ministers." - columnist Charles Stile

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