By Editor | November 3rd, 2009 - 12:05pm
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Controversial robocalls made by the Democratic State Committee that criticize Republican Christopher Christie and seek votes for independent Christopher Daggett continue to be made today.  Democrats had initially denied they were responsible, but admitted last night that they were behind them.

Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll (R-Morris Twp.) said he received one at his home within the last hour.

"I just got one of those pro-Daggett calls from the DSC," said Carroll. "I can only conclude that they are so ashamed of their own candidate that they cannot bring themselves to advocate for him directly."

The Christie campaign says that they have received reports of the calls being received by Republicans in other counties, including Union and Essex.

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"The Republican Governors Association raised $130,000 from tobacco companies during Christie’s stint as the group’s chairman, according to the most recent filings in June. The veto allows Christie to keep the peace with tobacco companies — and may very well prevent them from investing heavily in a presidential campaign for U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, whose operatives could use the cash to finance attack ads against Christie in a tight primary contest." - columnist Charles Stile

- The Bergen Record

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