Gov. Chris Christie continues to maintain a strong lead in his re-election bid. But the woman who wants to defeat him in November is gaining some ground in a new poll.
Ted Strickland spoke at the Jefferson Jackson fundraising dinner Thursday. He said he sees a progressive movement emerging in the country led by activists fighting for gay marriage.
The governor has earned his fourth straight month of 70-plus percent approval in the poll released on Tuesday.
The largest teachers’ union in New Jersey has endorsed Democrat Barbara Buono in her campaign for governor.
The Latino Leadership Alliance backed Democratic incumbent Gov. Jon Corzine in the last New Jersey gubernatorial race.
The state senator suffered facial cuts in the crash in Franklin Township Monday.
Christie says New Jersey needed to hire a contractor quickly after Sandy to begin picking up mounds of debris left by the storm and AshBritt was selected in part because the firm had experience dealing with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and was able to get full reimbursement.
“I want to create the same opportunities I had,” she told WCBS 880′s Steve Scott.
In launching her bid for governor Saturday, New Jersey Democratic State Sen. Barbara Buono told constituents she would fix what she called the mistakes of Republican incumbent Gov. Chris Christie.
The race for governor in New Jersey was officially underway this weekend, with Democratic state Sen. Barbara Buono kicking off her campaign, and incumbent Republican Gov. Chris Christie out meeting voters and collecting endorsements.
New Jersey State Sen. Barbara Buono’s young gubernatorial candidacy gained strength Monday, following endorsements in key northern counties and a call by Democratic leaders for unity in the November governor’s race.
He said he’ll support the Democratic nominee, whoever it is, and that he’ll seek re-election to the state Senate.
Christie’s campaign says the Facebook founder will host a fundraiser for Christie next month at his home in Palo Alto, Calif.
New Jersey Democratic state senate leaders gathered in Trenton ahead of Tuesday’s State of the State address from Gov. Chris Christie.
Buono says her campaign has raised nearly $250,000 for the shortened quarter.