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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a news briefing during the Republican Governors Association's quarterly meeting on May 21, 2014 in New York City.  Appearing with Christie was South Carolina Gov. Nikki R. Haley, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. As Christie continues to move towards a potential 2016 presidential campaign, the ongoing bridge scandal and a New Jersey budget deficit threaten to undermine any campaign if he were to join the race.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protesters Crash Christie Town Hall Meeting After He Passes Budget, Vetoes Tax Hikes

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was interrupted several times Tuesday, as he defended his veto of a series of tax hikes to fund the state employee pension system.

07/01/2014

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

N.J. Lawmakers Pass Tax Hikes On Corporations, Wealthy; Christie Expected To Veto

The Democrat-controlled New Jersey Legislature voted Thursday to raise taxes on companies and high-earning individuals while fully funding pension funds for public employees, but no one doubts that Gov. Chris Christie will veto the measure.

06/26/2014

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

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New Jersey Democrats Plan To Take Up Same-Sex Marriage After Election

Same-sex couples hoping to wed in New Jersey will have to wait a little bit longer.

09/23/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Bill de Blasio (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Quinn, De Blasio Blast Each Other For ‘Hypocrisy’ Over Stop-And-Frisk, Racial Profiling

The two Democratic candidates for mayor took shots at each other Thursday ahead of a veto override vote of two controversial NYPD oversight bills.

08/22/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) speaks during a news conference as Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly listens at City Hall on Aug. 12, 2013.  (credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg, Kelly Blast Judge’s Stop-And-Frisk Ruling That Says Practice Violates Rights

U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin issued the ruling on Monday, but did not order an end to the practice. Instead, she has appointed an independent monitor to oversee changes.

08/12/2013

Sergeants Benevolent Association logo (credit: sbanyc.org)

Bill Thompson Compares Aspects Of Stop-And-Frisk Tactics To Trayvon Martin Case

Democrat Bill Thompson has ushered in a new phase in the hotly contested New York City mayor’s race after linking the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy to the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida.

07/30/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces property tax relief for tens of thousands of people impacted by Sandy, May 28, 2013. (credit: nyc.gov)

Mayor Bloomberg Vetoes 2 NYPD Oversight Bills

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday vetoed two bills aimed at impacting the NYPD that were recently passed by the City Council.

07/23/2013

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Democrats To Christie: Let GOP Lawmakers Vote On Gay Marriage Bill

Democratic lawmakers in New Jersey stepped up their push to legalize same-sex marriage Tuesday, urging Gov. Chris Christie to allow GOP legislators to vote for the bill.

07/02/2013

Mayor Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed via Flickr)

Bloomberg Committed To Using Fortune To Fight NYPD IG, Stop-And-Frisk Bills

“He is just as intent as ever on using his wealth to determine the outcome. It’s almost like he can’t let go, like he doesn’t understand it’s over. It’s time for the people to make decisions in this town again, not billionaires,” said mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio.

07/01/2013

NYC City Council holds a hearing on the NYPD's practices on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

City Council Passes Bills That Watchdog NYPD, Ease Profiling

Early Thursday morning the New York City Council voted on and passed two bills that will potentially impact how the NYPD operates on a day-to-day basis.

06/26/2013

Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office/file)

Christie Says He’d Veto Same-Sex Marriage Bill A Second Time

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday that he would veto a same-sex marriage bill again.

06/26/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the podium at a City Hall press conference on federal funds for Superstorm Sandy on February 6, 2013. (credit  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Councilman: Bloomberg’s Veto Of Jobless Discrimination Bill Will Not Stand

A New York City Councilman said he expects the Council to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of a bill that would have prevented employers from shunning out-of-work job-seekers.

02/23/2013

Online Gambling (file/credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie Issues Conditional Veto Of Internet Gambling Bill

In a statement that read more like an endorsement than a veto, Christie said he supports online gambling, with some minor changes, including bumping up the tax rate on casinos’ online winnings from 10 percent to 15 percent.

02/07/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg - Apr 9, 2012 (credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Mayor Bloomberg Vetoes Controversial Living Wage Bill; Speaker Quinn Fires Back

The measure would have required any company receiving at least $1 million in city subsidies to pay its employees at least $11.50 an hour or $10 an hour plus benefits.

04/25/2012

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