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14 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Editorial: Gov. Chris Christie's costly legal bills are mounting burden for N.J. taxpayers

The good people of New Jersey, already shelling out top dollar to keep their cash-strapped state running, have a new burden to carry: their governor's legal bills.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Chris Christie, US Governors, Cory Booker, Fort Lee, NJ, Opinion

17 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

Going for the Gold

Teaneck, N.J. "Welcome to our campaign headquarters," Jeff Bell said to an out-of-town reporter the other evening, standing in the lobby of a convention hotel here, hard off the Interstate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Teaneck, NJ, Cory Booker

Fri Aug 15, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Christie says fundraising for NJ Republicans being done 'more quietly'

In stark contract to his well-publicized trips raising money for candidates outside the state, Governor Christie is quietly fundraising for Republicans at home.

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Related Topix: Rodney Frelinghuysen, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Leonard Lance, US Senate, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors, Ocean City, NJ

Thu Aug 14, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Booker apparently failed to disclose income from 3 speeches totalling $63K

Sen. Cory Booker, who faced questions last year for belatedly disclosing he held stock in an Internet startup worth as much as $5 million, gave the stock to a charity last year, his spokeswoman said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Cory Booker, Newark, NJ, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Politico

Ted Planzos joins Clark Hill from Patton - FindTheBest launches new ...

SCOOPLET TED PLANZOS JOINS CLARK HILL FROM PATTON: Patton Boggs veteran Ted Planzos has landed at the law firm Clark Hill as a member of the firm's litigation practice group.

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Related Topix: FindTheBest, US News, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

NJ.com

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker opponent Jeff Bell encouraged by support from Christie, N.J. GOP

TRENTON - The Republican fighting to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker looks forward to getting a boost from Gov. Chris Christie.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Cory Booker, Chris Christie, US Governors

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Asbury Park Press

A close Senate race, or just Lucy with the football?

Results of two recent surveys on the U.S. Senate campaign in New Jersey suggest a closer race than many predicted, with incumbent Sen. Cory Booker A close Senate race, or just Lucy with the football? Results of two recent surveys on the U.S. Senate campaign in New Jersey suggest a closer race than many predicted, with incumbent Sen. Cory Booker ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Cory Booker

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Jackson: Booker hearing footsteps

Sen. Cory Booker last year saw what ignoring a little-known opponent can do. He was slammed for not winning a special election by the landslide his celebrity and overwhelming financial advantage suggested was possible.

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Related Topix: Cory Booker, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Item

Christie appoints nine to panel on benefits

The announcement comes a week after Christie signed an executive order forming the study commission and giving it 30 days to produce preliminary findings.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mitt Romney

News Max

Dem Sen. Cory Booker Looking Vulnerable in NJ

Polls show Democratic New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker could be beatable this November in his campaign against lesser-known, under-financed Republican challenger Jeff Bell even as Booker appears to be winning the popularity contest in Washington, a National Review writer says.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Cory Booker, Senator Bob Menendez, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas

Thu Aug 07, 2014

UPI

Poll: Cory Booker has 10-point lead in N.J. Senate race

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker has a 10-point lead over Jeff Bell, a Republican who tried and failed to win a New Jersey Senate seat 30 years ago, the Quinnipiac Poll said.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Cory Booker

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Examiner.com

Ruby, don't take your gun to town

So far this year 45 guns have been confiscated at McGhee Tyson and the airports at Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga and the Tri-Cities area Although it should seem obvious that you should know before you go , people sometimes are forgetful, and we have these costly situations occur.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Chris Christie, US Governors

NJ.com

Cory Booker leads opponent Jeff Bell by 10 points, poll finds

A Quinnipiac University poll released this morning shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker leading Republican opponent Jeff Bell 47 percent to 37 percent NEWARK - Despite a huge advantage in cash, name recognition and voter party registration , U.S. Sen. Cory Booker has a relatively modest lead over his virtually unknown Republican opponent, Jeff ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cory Booker, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, New Jersey

Mon Aug 04, 2014

National Journal

Iraq, Afghanistan War Vets Target the Senate in 2014

If Republicans take the Senate in November, it could be thanks to two candidates who could form their own first-of-its-kind caucus: combat veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan elected to the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, US National Guard, US Military, Life, Veteran Affairs, Democrat

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Politico

Dead man walking or comeback kid?

More than a few Republicans see Chris Christie as something akin to Bruce Willis' character in "The Sixth Sense" - the last man to realize he's no longer alive.

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Related Topix: US News, Chris Christie, US Governors, Celebrities, Blues, Bruce Willis, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Officials fear proposed New York casino could taint New Jersey water

A developer's rendering of the proposed Sterling Forest Resort, which won the approval of Tuxedo, N.Y., officials in May. More than a decade after New Jersey and New York spent $100 million to preserve Sterling Forest, a proposal to build a resort and casino in the vast wooded area alarms environmentalists and some officials who fear the project ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Sterling Forest, NY, Newt Gingrich, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Harriman, NY

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Woodbury native Karin Elkis leaves Senate job to work for Sweeney

Woodbury native Karin Elkis poses for a portrait in the Third District Legislative Office in West Deptford, Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, NJ, Deptford, NJ, US News, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

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