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  • Chris Christie: Bridge scandal won't affect 2016 decision

    During his "Ask the Governor" program on New Jersey radio station 101.5 FM, Gov. Chris Christie explained that there wasn't anything changing his mind about his ability to serve as president of the United States.

  • In NJ, flood insurance isn't just a shore worry

    BURLINGTON CITY, N.J. (AP) — If flooding were a real concern for Taylor Rambo, he says he wouldn't have built a bar in his basement. Yet he pays about $2,700 each year for flood insurance that he is required to have as part of his mortgage, and the amount is likely to rise quickly as the...

  • Bill to let NJ take foreign net bet firms advances

    A plan to let New Jersey casino regulators oversee foreign Internet gambling companies if they shift their operations to Atlantic City moved a step closer to approval on Monday. The state Senate Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee approved the bill, which was...

  • N.J. AG warns of scammers pretending to be IRS agents

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman warned consumers on Thursday about a scam in which New Jersey residents received phone calls from scam artists pretending to be U.S. Internal Revenue Service representatives. Hoffman’s Division...

  • Cory Booker: Ted Cruz is a 'Texas meat-eating cowboy,' and I'm a vegetarian

    Sen. Corey Booker, D-N.J., revealed a few details about his private dinner with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in an interview Thursday on “Good Day New York.” “First of all, he’s a Texas meat-eating cowboy. I’m a Jersey boy, vegetarian," Booker joked, explaining that the restaurant choice...

  • Chris Christie: I'm a 'common-sense conservative'

    During a town hall Tuesday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie explained that the was a "common sense conservative" after he was asked by a participant whether he was a moderate.

  • Left extols free markets after Chris Christie cracks down on Tesla

    We knew Chris Christie could reach across the aisle, but who would have guessed he could turn the liberal commentariat into free-market libertarians? The secret: enforcing regulations that get between rich New York-area consumers and their luxury electric cars. Tesla manufactures plug-in...

  • Report: New York has highest average taxes at $9,718, New Jersey at $8,830

    As Tax Day approaches in just one month, a new report finds a huge divide between tax rates throughout the 50 states, with New Yorkers the most heavily burdened with an average bill of $9,718, 40 percent higher than the national average. WalletHub provided Secrets with its “2014 Report on...

  • Could Chris Christie's e-cigarette tax send his presidential hopes up in smoke?

    What little science exists on the safety of e-cigarettes shows that they are a safer alternative to regular cigarettes. But that hasn't stopped some in government - including New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie - from proposing a tax on the cigarette alternative that would make them the...

  • New Jersey Democrats accuse Chris Christie of trying to raise taxes

    Democrats are accusing Republican Gov. Chris Christie of trying to create new taxes, for a change.

  • Chris Christie hits to town hall circuit for budget talk

    Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Burlington County to talk about the state budget. The Republican will be in Mount Laurel for a town hall meeting Thursday.

  • Video: Cory Booker says he 'drove to Hawaii' as a teenager

    During the all-night Senate speech about climate change, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said he drove to Hawaii as a teenager.

  • Port Authority was used by Chris Christie even before Fort Lee closings

    Chris Christie and his allies at the Port Authority are now entangled in a scandal over the closing of lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge — apparently a politically motivated move. But long before the lane closings, the Port Authority had already been turned into a de facto political...

  • Ex-Trenton mayor wants his conviction dismissed

    TRENTON, N.J. — The former mayor of New Jersey's capital city has asked a federal judge to throw out his conviction on corruption charges and grant him a new trial. The Times of Trenton reports that Tony Mack's lawyer, Mark Davis, made the appeal in a 23-page brief filed Friday. Davis...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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