Buono, Christie Hurl Barbs In Final Gubernatorial DebateRepublican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic opponent Barbara Buono exchanged heated jabs Tuesday, in a debate that also saw multiple interruptions by spectators.
Christie, Buono Easily Win N.J. Primary NominationsChristie defeated conservative Seth Grossman in the Republican primary, and Buono won over Troy Webster, an aide to the mayor of East Orange, in the Democratic primary on Tuesday night.
Christie Calls For October Special Election To Fill Lautenberg's Senate SeatThe 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.
Christie's Choice To Fill Sen. Lautenberg's Seat Could Create BacklashDemocratic State Senate President Steve Sweeney said the seat should go to a fellow Democrat.
Politicians Stay Mum On Booker's Senate Ambitions As Democrats Scramble To Find Gov. CandidateThe state's junior senator, Robert Menendez, said "I'll have nothing to say about the U.S. Senate race," until Lautenberg makes a decision one way or the other.
Booker To Speak At DNC; Where Will He Go Next?Newark Mayor Cory Booker is scheduled to speak at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte the week after next and some wonder if it will be more than just a speech to rally his party.
Princetown Township And Princeton Borough Merging Into One MunicipalityVoters in Princeton Township and Princeton Borough have decided to combine their two towns, after having rejected consolidation at least three previous times in the past 60 years.
Christie Positioning NJ For Round 2 Of 'Race To The Top'The publicity surrounding Governor Christie's criticisms of the federal government rejecting the state’s Race to the Top grant application may help NJ's chances in the next round.