More New Jersey Articles

  • Poll: New Jersey gamblers prefer Atlantic City

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — About 12 percent of New Jersey gamblers would take their business to one or more of the four new casinos being built in New York, according to a new poll. A Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll released on Monday finds 57 percent of New Jerseyans would...

  • Tensions rise as New Jersey budget deadline nears

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's budget deliberations are headed for the wire. Two of the principal dealmakers — Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic Senate President Stephen Sweeney — are negotiating as they eye higher offices. There's also a labor lawsuit hanging overhead to...

  • New Jersey unions sue to stop Chris Christie from reducing pension payments

    At least 12 labor unions have sued New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie over his plan to reduce payments into the state public pension system, arguing it is in direct violation of earlier pension reform legislation he signed.

  • Some observations on the June 3 primaries

    With the results (mostly; California can take weeks to tabulate all the results) in for the June 3 primaries, more than half of American voters have had a chance to vote in primaries this year--though not very many have taken advantage of it. My first observation is that turnout has generally...

  • Democrats interfere in GOP primaries

    Faced with unfavorable prospects in November's midterm elections, Democratic groups are causing trouble in Republican primaries. Democrats are promoting right-wing candidates across the country in Tuesday's primary elections. While establishment Republican groups have worked doggedly to...

  • Chris Christie ally escapes charges in New Jersey's 'Doublegate' state pensions scandal

    Gov. Chris Christie's administration hid a big secret about a hush-hush New Jersey criminal investigation involving Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and an alleged $245,000 pension fraud for the past three years. The secret: The state investigation was virtually nonexistent, according to records obtained...

  • N.J Gov. Chris Christie's EPA praises Obama's coal emission crackdown

    Washington Republicans are decrying President Obama's plan to cut carbon emissions from energy plants 30 percent as a job and economy killer, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's EPA welcomed the move as the right thing to do--setting up a potential 2016 GOP presidential fight over green energy...



From the Weekly Standard

  • The Truth About Iraq

    As the jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) capture territory and establish a caliphate stretching across the now-eradicated Syria-Iraq border, hard-won gains secured with...

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  • More Than a Smidgen

    The facts are simple. The IRS systematically targeted conservative and Tea Party groups after their activism proved decisive in the 2010 midterm elections—Obama’s famous “shellacking.” The...

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  • Israel Under Attack

    Last week, Hamas fired hundreds of rockets and missiles at targets throughout Israel, including the nuclear reactor at Dimona. Two of the three M-75 missiles targeting Dimona missed the mark...

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