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Governor Chris Christie (L); New Jersey State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (Credit: AP)

Gov. Christie, NJ Senate President Sweeney A True Political Odd Couple

Much like Felix and Oscar of “Odd Couple” fame, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic state Senate President Stephen Sweeney are learning to live together and breaking some china in the process.

05/21/2011

Donald Trump (credit: Joe Corrigan / Getty Images Entertainment)

Donald Trump Will Not Run For President In 2012

After months of flirting with running for office, Trump said Monday he won’t run for president, choosing to stick with hosting “The Celebrity Apprentice” over a bid for the Republican nomination.

05/16/2011

Donald Trump (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Tied For First Among Potential GOP Presidential Contenders

Nineteen percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents said in a new survey that they are most likely to back Trump for the Republican presidential nomination.

04/12/2011

The married Lee abruptly resigned after it turned out he had sent a shirtless photo of himself to a woman he met on Craigslist. (AP Photo/David Duprey, AP Photo/Gawker)

Fallen NY Congressman To Return Donor Funds

Fallen ex-congressman Chris Lee is telling campaign donors that he intends to refund all of their money after resigning in the wake of controversy.

03/12/2011

Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - Feb 7, 2011 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Chris Christie Moves Further Away From A 2012 Presidential Run

In an interview Wednesday, Christie said he has no plans to start a federal political action committee, or PAC.

02/23/2011

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Proposals Would Shrink NJ Public Worker Health Benefits

New Jersey’s Republican governor and the Democratic state Senate president agree that public workers must pay more for their health benefits.

02/16/2011

An execution chamber is seen in Huntsville, TX - Jun 23, 2000 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

NJ Sen. Still Wants Death Penalty; Christie Would Sign

Sen. Robert Singer says it should be applied to those convicted of murdering a child, killing a police officer in the line of duty, or committing a fatal terrorist attack.

01/26/2011

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Unemployment Remark Sparks Partisan Fuss In NJ

Democratic leaders who demanded that the top Assembly Republican apologize may have gotten more than they asked for.

12/16/2010

Bob Cohen (credit: BobCohen2010.com)

GOP Candidate Concedes In NY Senate Race

Cohen trails Democrat Sen. Suzi Oppenheimer in the Westchester County contest that has been too close to call since the Nov. 2 election.

12/06/2010

A t-shirt from the official online store of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Love Governor Christie? You Can Wear Your Pride!

The state Republican Party is hoping to cash in on the governor’s popularity by selling a line of merchandise.

11/16/2010

Rep. Tim Bishop and Randy Altschuler - File / Photos: Tim Bishop for Congress, Randy Altschuler for Congress

Three Long Island Races Still Undecided

New York’s 1st Congressional District is getting the most attention, with Republican challenger Randy Altschuler holding a slim lead over incumbent Democrat Tim Bishop.

11/15/2010

Christie speaks on NBC's Meet the Press in Washington. (AP Photo/ NBC, William B. Plowman)

Christie Leaves Door Open To 2016 White House Run

Appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, Christie ruled out a 2012 run for president or vice president. But he left room for a run four years later for higher office.

11/07/2010

Bergen County Clerk Kathleen Donovan campaigns for County Executive - Ramsey, NJ - Sep 11, 2010 - Photo: Friends of Kathe Donovan for County Executive

Republican Wins Top Job In Bergen County

Republican Kathleen Donovan unseated Democratic incumbent County Executive Dennis McNerney.

11/03/2010

Rep. Peter King is seen in New York City - Sep 8, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

GOP Takeover = More NY Homeland Security Funding?

The Republican takeover of the House makes it likely that Long Island Congressman Peter King will take over as chairman of the Homeland Security Committee.

11/03/2010

Mayor Bloomberg (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Independent President A Good Idea

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says an independent president has more chance at succeeding than a Republican or Democrat.

11/01/2010

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