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JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie touted the Republican Party's nominees for governor and the U.S. Senate in Arkansas on Friday, as the GOP tries to build on its recent gains in a state that had been a Democratic holdout in the South.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is publicizing a new ad featuring President Obama ahead of Tuesday's election.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is downplaying an Arkansas U.S. Senate candidate's vote opposing Superstorm Sandy relief while campaigning for him.
Gov. Christie said in an interview with NBC's "Today" Show Tuesday that he had not backed down from his Ebola quarantine policy by releasing a nurse who had protested her confinement in a New Jersey hospital.
Gov. Christie's transportation commissioner on Friday continued to drum up support for replenishing New Jersey's near-empty fund for transit projects, suggesting to South Jersey business leaders that key players in Trenton are committed to finding new revenue.
After shouting down a protester during his lone day this week in New Jersey, Gov. Christie was on the road again Thursday, embarking on a cross-country tour that will send him through a staggering 19 states in four days as he campaigns for candidates ahead of the Nov. 4 elections.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez continued a line of attack against Gov. John Hickenlooper centering on public safety Thursday, this time with the help of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
With Election Day arriving next week, it's the thick of political advertising season in New Jersey - and across the country.
Republican Tom MacArthur and Democrat Aimee Belgard traded a series of barbs during their second and final debate Thursday, all the while saying they believe partisanship and bickering are the cause of Congress' failures.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker has a large lead in polls over Republican challenger Jeff Bell as he seeks his first six-year term, but he has so far struggled to notch a marquee legislative victory to match the high-wattage star power he brought with him to Washington.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie touted the Republican Party's nominees for governor and the U.S. Senate in Arkansas on Friday, as the GOP tries to build on its recent gains in a state that had been a Democratic holdout in the South.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is publicizing a new ad featuring President Obama ahead of Tuesday's election.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is downplaying an Arkansas U.S. Senate candidate's vote opposing Superstorm Sandy relief while campaigning for him.
Jeff Bell, New Jersey's Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, has always been a long shot against Democratic incumbent Sen. Cory Booker, but that hasn't stopped some friends with deep pockets from trying to help.
Gov. Christie's transportation commissioner on Friday continued to drum up support for replenishing New Jersey's near-empty fund for transit projects, suggesting to South Jersey business leaders that key players in Trenton are committed to finding new revenue.
Republican U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo is leading Democratic challenger William Hughes Jr. by 53 percent to 34 percent in the Second Congressional District race, according to a poll released Tuesday by Richard Stockton College.
BELMAR, N.J. - On the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, fans of Gov. Christie's lined Main Street in this Shore town, waiting to meet him with hugs and requests for photos.
Republican Tom MacArthur is up 5 percentage points over Democrat Aimee Belgard in the competitive South Jersey race to replace retiring Jon Runyan in the House, according to a Stockton Polling Institute survey released Wednesday.
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) - State Senate President Steve Sweeney is criticizing Gov. Chris Christie's administration over its handling of the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Gov. Christie said in an interview with NBC's "Today" Show Tuesday that he had not backed down from his Ebola quarantine policy by releasing a nurse who had protested her confinement in a New Jersey hospital.