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Barbara Buono, Chris Christie (credit: Buono For Governor/Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Buono, Christie Hurl Barbs In Final Gubernatorial Debate

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic opponent Barbara Buono exchanged heated jabs Tuesday, in a debate that also saw multiple interruptions by spectators.

10/15/2013

Gay Marriage (file / credit: DANIEL KFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Judge Blocks Governor’s Request To Delay Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

The ruling Thursday from Mercer County Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson moves the state a step closer to start recognizing same-sex nuptials on Oct. 21.

10/10/2013

Gov. Chris Christie and state Sen. Barbara Buono participate in a debate Oct. 8, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Chris Christie, Barbara Buono Square Off In Debate

In a debate Tuesday night, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie characterized opponent Barbara Buono as a supporter of high taxes and spending, while Buono accused Christie of being insensitive to the poor and middle class.

10/08/2013

St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Barbara Buono for Governor)

Gubernatorial Candidate Barbara Buono: ‘New Jersey Can Do Better’

The state senator from Metuchen has already put more than 20,000 miles on her SUV reaching out to voters at places like a strip mall in Bordentown.

09/30/2013

New Jersey St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Buono For New Jersey)

Buono Misses Deadline For Bio Information On Sample Ballots

New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono said it was a mistake that her campaign missed a deadline to get a statement about her included in sample ballots now being mailed out.

09/17/2013

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Video: Barbara Buono Mocks Christie’s Weight In Speech

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie criticized his Democratic opponent Tuesday for what he said was a mocking reference to his weight.

09/03/2013

Chris Christie and Cory Booker. (credit: Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

Poll: Christie, Booker Backed 2-1 Over Opponents In Respective Races

The Fairleigh Dickinson-PublicMind poll out Thursday finds Gov. Chris Christie and Cory Booker each have 50 percent support.

08/29/2013

A corn maze in New Jersey was built to inspire voters. (Credit CBS 2)

N.J. Family Seeks To Inspire Voters With Gubernatorial Corn Maze

Corn mazes were created for family fun and can be found all over New Jersey. Now, a farm in Chester has built a maze that aims to inspire visitors to take part in the Democratic process.

08/22/2013

NJ Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono (L) anounces her running mate Milly Silva, July 29, 2013. (credit: Twitter/Barbara Buono)

N.J. Gubernatorial Hopeful Barbara Buono Announces Pick For Lt. Governor

Labor leader Milly Silva was introduced Monday as gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono’s running mate. Silva is executive vice president of 1199 SEIU, a private union of health care workers.

07/29/2013

St. Sen. Barbara Buono and Gov. Chris Christie (credits: Barbara Buono for NJ, Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Buono’s Openly Lesbian Daughter Blasts Christie For Marriage Stance

The openly lesbian daughter of New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono criticized Gov. Chris Christie Monday for his opposition to same-sex marriage.

06/24/2013

Lawmakers launch "Raise the Wage" campaign to increase minimum wage, June 19, 2013. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

N.J. Democrats Push Ballot Measure To Increase Minimum Wage

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and State Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver may be opponents in the U.S. Senate race, but they are teammates in pushing voters to approve raising by $1 the current minimum wage, which stands at $7.25 per hour.

06/19/2013

Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo (file / credit: Essex County Executive)

Essex County Executive Crosses Party Lines To Support Christie

County Executive Joe DiVincenzo became the latest in a string of Democrat to endorse Christie’s re-election bid against Democratic Sen. Barbara Buono of Metuchen. He issued the endorsement Tuesday.

06/11/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the statehouse in Trenton on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Christie Calls For October Special Election To Fill Lautenberg’s Senate Seat

The governor made an announcement during a Tuesday afternoon news conference in Trenton. The special primary would be Aug. 13, with the special election held Oct. 16.

06/04/2013

St. Sen. Barbara Buono and Gov. Chris Christie (credits: Barbara Buono for NJ, Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Buono Gains Ground Against Christie In New Poll

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.

04/12/2013

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New Jersey Democrats Rally Base For Race Against Christie

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.

04/04/2013

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