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Gubernatorial Race

Tom Foley, former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland and businessman, has announced he'll run again as a Republican for governor of Connecticut. He's seen here debating eventual Gov. Dannel Malloy on Oct. 5, 2010 in Hartford. (redit: John Woike-Pool/Getty Images)

Republican Tom Foley Announces Another Bid For Conn. Governor

The Republican from Greenwich who narrowly lost to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in 2010 announced his decision Wednesday at a VFW post in Waterbury.

01/29/2014

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Considering Run For NY Governor

The wealthy real-estate developer is being recruited by some in the GOP to challenge incumbent Democrat Andrew Cuomo. He’s said he would consider running if state Republicans join together behind him.

01/17/2014

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton announced he will seek the Republican nomination for governor. (credit: Danbury Mayor's  Office)

Danbury Mayor Throws His Hat Into Ring For Gubernatorial Race

Mayor Mark Boughton announced in August he had formed a committee to explore a possible run for governor. He said he wanted to spend several months “testing the waters” before deciding.

01/08/2014

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) (credit: booker.senate.gov)

Sen. Cory Booker Maintains Optimism About Bringing Change To Washington

It’s Election Day across the region. But newly sworn in Sen. Cory Booker gets to sit this one out. He was elected to take over the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s seat last month in a special election.

11/05/2013

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

Christie, Buono Take Jabs At Each Other On Election Eve

On Election eve Monday, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic rival Barbara Buono were each making a last-minute push for votes.

11/04/2013

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie Accuses Buono Of Running Angry Campaign

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said this weekend that he feels sorry for supporters of his Democratic rival Barbara Buono because she is running a campaign based on anger.

11/03/2013

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

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

Chris Christie (credit: Michael Loccisano
Getty Images/ Entertainment)

Christie To Launch Commercials For Reelection Campaign

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Campaign commercials for

09/10/2013

(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

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

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton (credit: Danbury Mayor's Office)

Danbury Mayor ‘Testing The Waters’ For Possible Gubernatorial Run

On Wednesday morning, Mayor Mark Boughton sent out a cryptic, Bruce Springsteen-inspired tweet that said, “Tramps like us — Baby we were born to run.”

08/14/2013

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

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

N.J. Teachers’ Union Backs Buono For Governor

The largest teachers’ union in New Jersey has endorsed Democrat Barbara Buono in her campaign for governor.

03/16/2013

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