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By Donald Lambro
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Barbara Buono
ANALYSIS: A year after President Obama rode to re-election accusing Republicans of a war on women, the governor's races in New Jersey and Virginia offered the GOP two options for how to strike back.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie cruised to re-election Tuesday, giving Republicans a bright spot in an off-year election and demonstrating how the GOP can win in blue states and potentially positioning himself as a counterweight to the tea party in the 2016 Republican presidential primaries.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie cruised to re-election Tuesday, giving Republicans a bright spot in an off-year election, while all eyes turned to Old Dominion.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie pushed back Thursday against the notion that he changed his position on in-state tuition for illegal immigrants, saying that when he voiced opposition before, it was an issue of cost, and he has always supported the underlying principle.
Chris Christie's ability to win-over blue-state voters has helped him build massive lead heading into his Nov. 5 race against Democrats state Sen. Barbara Buono.
One year after Hurricane Sandy made landfall, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie marked the day by mourning those lost in the storm, thanking volunteers, police and firefighters — and taking another swipe at Congress for bogging down the recovery effort.
In a decision with direct implications for the 2016 Republican presidential race, Gov. Chris Christie ordered his attorney general Monday not to fight a court decision legalizing gay marriage, making New Jersey the nation's 14th state to recognize same-sex unions.
Immigrant-rights activists say New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reversed himself Saturday and endorsed giving illegal immigrants in-state college tuition rates, and said he will try to get the issue through his legislature in a lame-duck session.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has undergone lap-band surgery, vetoed gun control bills and banned anti-gay conversion therapies for minors — all while touting his ability to push conservative principles in a blue state.
A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie holds a 58 percent to 30 percent lead, suggesting he is on his well on his way to pancaking Democrat state Sen. Barbara Buono in the November election.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is cashing checks from all sorts of unlikely places, from George Soros' hedge fund executives to professors at the University of California at Berkeley, a Newark Star-Ledger review of state and federal records found.
In yoking himself to President Obama on Tuesday, Gov. Chris Christie likely helped himself with the New Jersey voters he's wooing for re-election this year — but their public embrace could come back to haunt the Republican if he seeks the GOP's presidential nod in 2016.
Gov. Chris Christie promised in his annual State of the State address Tuesday that New Jersey will be back "stronger than ever" after Superstorm Sandy and will do it without returning to the "old ways of wasteful spending and rising taxes."
Newark Mayor Cory Booker has ruled out a bid for New Jersey governor and is eyeing a run for U.S. Senate in 2014.
"I took one for the team. The only problem: I realized too late, their was no team," Mrs. Buono said.
Buono also said Gov. Christie has cut aid to higher education and that it has created a hardship for students in New Jersey, where average tuition is the nation's third-highest.