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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino (Credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images; CBS 2)

Christie On Astorino: I Don’t ‘Invest In Lost Causes’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday he does not plan to campaign for Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino because he does not campaign for candidates he doesn’t think can win.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie greets guests after delivering a speach at the "An Evening at the Fair" event with Scott County Republicans in the Starlight Ballroom at The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on July 17, 2014 in Davenport, Iowa. In addition to the event at the fairgrounds, Christie attended two fundraisers for Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and greeted patrons with them at MJ's Restaurant in Marion, Iowa. With this four-city Iowa tour many suggest Christie may be testing his support in the state with hopes of a 2016 Republican presidential nomination.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Christie Steers Talk Away From His Own Political Future In Iowa Tour

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was crisscrossing the politically important state of Iowa on Thursday, but he kept the conversation away from his own political future and focused instead on Republicans running here this year.

07/17/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Astorino Campaign Raises $3.4 Million In 6 Months; Still Far Behind Cuomo

The campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino announced Monday that it has raised $3.4 million in the past six months, but Astorino remained significantly behind Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo.

07/14/2014

New York State Senator Thomas W. Libous (center, facing camera). (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Upstate GOP State Senator Indicted For Allegedly Lying To FBI About Job For Son

A leading Republican New York state senator from upstate has been indicted on charges that he lied to the FBI about arranging a law firm job and an inflated salary for his son.

07/01/2014

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

Tamra Roberts Lhota

Tamra Roberts Lhota Talks About Life As Wife, Top Adviser To Mayoral Candidate

Tamra Roberts Lhota, the wife of Republican mayoral contender Joe Lhota, is also one of his closest advisers.

10/30/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Mayoral Debate Postponed For Sandy Anniversary

A debate scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed one night to honor the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, at the request of both mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota.

10/27/2013

Cuomo Endorses Suozzi

Cuomo Endorses Suozzi For Nassau County Executive

Democratic Nassau County executive candidate Thomas Suozzi picked up a high-profile endorsement Saturday.

10/26/2013

Al Sharpton

Lhota, De Blasio Both Make Appearances With Rev. Sharpton

Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota both made appearances Saturday with the Rev. Al Sharpton, who recently celebrated his birthday.

10/05/2013

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie On ‘CBS Sunday Morning:’ ‘What I Am Is A Fighter’

In a wide-ranging interview on “CBS Sunday Morning,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie characterized himself as a “fighter,” who is “willing to mix it up to defend his or her point of view.”

09/29/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Criticizes De Blasio For Cutting Back On Campaign Appearances

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota has been criticizing Democratic rival Bill de Blasio this week for what he calls de Blasio’s post-primary slack.

09/28/2013

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut Dems Slam GOP Rival For Allegations Against Malloy

Connecticut state Democrats criticized potential Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley and called for an apology Sunday, after he leveled several unsubstantiated conflict-of-interest allegations against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

09/15/2013

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

Joseph Lhota (file/credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Lhota On Possible Bloomberg Endorsement: ‘I’m Not Really Focused On It Right Now’

A published report this week said Mayor Michael Bloomberg might endorse Republican Joe Lhota if Bill de Blasio wins the Democratic nomination for mayor, but Lhota said his focus is elsewhere.

09/07/2013

Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Reports: Lhota Thinks It Wasn’t ‘Appropriate’ To Stop Subways For Kittens

Republican mayoral candidate and former Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota reportedly said this week that he did not think it was “appropriate” to shut down two subway lines for a pair of lost kittens.

08/31/2013

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