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Chris Christie Wanted IA Republicans to Know He Was Thinking About Them This Christmas

Chris Christie Wanted IA Republicans to Know He Was Thinking About Them This Christmas
Prominent Iowa Republicans with no ties to Chris Christie, and no family in Jersey, got some soft-sell promotional material cheery Christmas cards signed from the Christies last month. The cards have two big photos of the Christie family basking in the adulation of his victory night crowd, in case you were wondering if the Governor would be tempted to advertise the boffo victory some of Jersey's more cooperative Democrats helped him secure in November.
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Bridgegate: Despite Warnings, Christie Officials Messed With Bridge Traffic

Bridgegate: Despite Warnings, Christie Officials Messed With Bridge Traffic
Records show a northern New Jersey mayor pleaded for help in easing gridlock at the George Washington Bridge, a request made three years before two of the bridge's approach lanes were suddenly blocked.
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Christie Administration Ignores Climate Change in NJ's Post-Sandy Rebuild

Christie Administration Ignores Climate Change in NJ's Post-Sandy Rebuild
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a series of aggressive rebuilding initiatives to protect New Yorkers from future climate-related threats. But less than a mile away in New Jersey, just across the Hudson River, political leaders reacted in a much different way.
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USA Today: Corporate Giveaways, Not Public Pensions, Cause Financial Stress and Need Reforming

USA Today: Corporate Giveaways, Not Public Pensions, Cause Financial Stress and Need Reforming
In an op-ed for USA Today, David Sirota gives credit to conservative activists, business groups, and politicians for their attempts to demonize public pensions. But this well-coordinated attempt to sway public opinion, he writes, should not result in pensions being “reformed.” For many state and local governments, wasteful spending and unnecessary giveaways to corporations are causing more financial uncertainty than pensions ever could.
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Newark Students Boycott School to Protest Christie, Underfunding and Charter Schools

Newark Students Boycott School to Protest Christie, Underfunding and Charter Schools
The Newark Students Union has organized a massive student boycott of Newark Public Schools today because many of them are too young to take their vote to the polls — but not too young to exercise their first amendment rights to protest and expose Gov. Chris Christie's real record on public education.
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Trina Scordo
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Christie's Sandy Relief Fund: Delayed, Politically-Connected, and Non-Transparent

Christie's Sandy Relief Fund: Delayed, Politically-Connected, and Non-Transparent
This fund was started by Governor Christie whose name early on successfully garnered large donations from politically connected donors, including Hess and AT&T. Direction of the fund, rather than being turned over to a non-profit professional, was entrusted to his wife Mary Pat Christie, as Board Chair.
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Bridge and Tunnel Proud: Lessons NJ Can Take from Eventual NYC Mayor de Blasio

Bridge and Tunnel Proud: Lessons NJ Can Take from Eventual NYC Mayor de Blasio
Yesterday, unapologetically liberal candidate Bill de Blasio clinched the New York City Mayoral primary and will likely go on to win the general election. If you had told the pundits six weeks ago that Bill de Blasio wouldn’t just win the primary but hit the magic 40 percent necessary to avoid a runoff, most would have laughed in your face. It’s a major win, and it has real implications for progressive activists on both sides of the Hudson.
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79 Percent of Camden Children Below Federal Poverty Line; NJ at Its Worst Since 1950s

79 Percent of Camden Children Below Federal Poverty Line; NJ at Its Worst Since 1950s
Legal Services of New Jersey issued its annual poverty report, which found that more people in the state had trouble making ends meet in 2011 than at any time since the late 1950s. Some scary stats included in the report: 2.7 million residents living in actual poverty, including 38.5 percent of all children (a number that skyrockets to 79 percent in Camden).
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Chris Christie's 'Stronger than the Storm' Campaign Fails to Deliver

Chris Christie's 'Stronger than the Storm' Campaign Fails to Deliver
As of Sunday, your drive to work or enjoyment of "The View" will no longer be marred by those annoyingly catchy "Strong than the Storm" ads. 

But with a gubernatorial campaign being increasingly waged on Christie's response to the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, it will be months before New Jerseyans are completely free of the entanglements of that anger-inducing jingle. 


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How Chris Christie Is Leading A 'Sex Cult' And Turning New Jersey Into Gay Saudi Arabia

How Chris Christie Is Leading A 'Sex Cult' And Turning New Jersey Into Gay Saudi Arabia
Conservative columnist Fay Voshell wrote a doozy in The American Thinker on Friday, where she claims that Gov. Chris Christie effectively put “New Jersey on a path similar to countries like Saudi Arabia” by signing a bill banning ex-gay therapy for minors.
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