As a pro-life Republican, Christie has the Chris Smith seal of approval
U.S. Rep. Christopher Smith (R-Hamilton), who was a lobbyist for New Jersey Right to Life before his election to Congress in 1980, is serving as Co-Chair of Chris Christie's campaign for the Republican nomination for Governor. By Wally Edge | February 20th, 2009 - 6:35pm
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The race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination moved to the negative side yesterday when a comparison mailer paid for by Steve Lonegan’s campaign criticized rival Chris Christie for being the “pro-choice candidate.”  Christie has made it clear that he is pro-life, and backed it up with an early endorsement from U.S. Rep. Christopher Smith, who has been New Jersey’s leading pro-life Republican for nearly thirty years.  Smith rarely endorses in statewide Republican primaries, and observers who say that he would not have backed a candidate who doesn’t share his pro-life position are accurate.

 

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One night in Clifton: Pascrell town hall crystallizes New Jersey's side of Arab-Jewish divide CLIFTON – It was the typical crowd with black yarmulkes and leopard-patterned hijab sprinkled among uncovered bald heads – Ukrainian, Turkish, Polish – Spanish Flamenco-style hair pulled back and framed by loop earrings and at...

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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 >

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“Israelis don’t want peace more than the Palestinians, Palestinians don’t want peace more than the Israelis, but I do know one thing: Hamas is a terrorist organization.” - U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-9), Paterson.

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