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US Politics & Gov't

Chris Christie Booed At Super Bowl Event
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, New Jersey, Americans, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, lies, politics, republicans )

- 1240 days ago -
The scandal has tarnished Christie's reputation as a politician ready to reach across the aisle at a time when partisan gridlock has defined Washington.
Chris Christie's Office Refuses to Release Personal Emails of Aides Involved in Bridge Scandal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, cover-up, New Jersey, American Bridge, democrats, republicans, dishonesty, corruption, lies, ethics, government, crime, politics )

- 1250 days ago -
American Bridge, a pro-Democratic group that conducts opposition research on Republicans, said today that it filed a request under New Jersey's Open Public Records Act for the emails. Christie's office denied it in a letter dated Thursday, the group said.
Poll: Christie's Popularity Slips, Big Majority Doubts Governor Is Being Honest
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, New Jersey, poll, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, government, lies, politics, republicans )

- 1252 days ago -
n a major warning sign to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R), a new USA Today/Pew Research Center poll shows the Republican's popularity slipping - even outside the tri-state area.
N.J. Lawmaker Schools Former RNC Chair for Dismissing Dawn Zimmer as 'Lady Mayor' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, New Jersey, sexism, politics, republicans, dishonesty, corruption, government )

- 1254 days ago -
New Jersey Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle (D) on Monday suggested that former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R), had dismissed Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer in a sexist way by simply referring to her as "lady mayor."
Rachel Maddow Catches Chris Christie's Staff Cheering on Appointee Who Lied to Lawmakers (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, Rachel Maddow, New Jersey, Chris Christie, government, corruption, dishonesty )

- 1256 days ago -
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow showed correspondence on Friday suggesting that several members of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) staff and one member of his re-election team reacted supportively toward a Christie appointee's testimony before lawmakers...
Bombshell: Hoboken Mayor Zimmer Alleges Christie Allies Held Sandy Relief Funds Hostage (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New Jersey, Chris Christie, Dawn Zimmer, SANDY AID, government, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, republicans, democrats, abuse, news )

- 1256 days ago -
"The fact is, the Lt. Gov came to Hoboken and she pulled me aside in the parking lot and she said, 'I know that it's not right, I know that this thing should not be connected, but they are. And if you tell anyone, I'll deny it,'" claimed Mayor Zimmer.
Tell 12 Governors Medicaid Expansion Will Save Lives
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Medicaid Expanision, Affordable Health Care, 12 Governors, Florida, Rick Scott, Maine, Wisconsin, Texas, Rick Perry, Mississippi, Iowa, Arizona, New Jersey, Louisiana, Nevada, Missouri, South Carolina, Nebraska )

- 1748 days ago -
12 Governors intend to block the Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Health Care Act denying millions medical coverage. In Florida alone this would cause 951,622 people to be without medical insurance by Rick Scott's refusal to allow program.
NJ: Machines Get Vote of No Confidence After Errors in Primary» Http://Www.Opednews.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, corruption, MACHINES, PAPER BALLOTS, NEW JERSEY )

- 3409 days ago -
Very short story on problems with voting machines, now in New Jersey. THIS HAS TO END SO THAT OUR VOTES DO COUNT. PAPER BALLOTS ARE THE ANSWER.
NEW JERSEY General Assembly Votes to End Death Penalty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, New Jersey, State general assembly, close-votes, lame-duck session, death penalty repealed, capital punishment )

- 3482 days ago -
Once the Governor signs the bill (as early as Monday), New Jersey will become the first state in the modern era of capital punishment to repeal the death penalty.Reps. accuse Dems. in trying to rush bill in lame-duck session...44-36 margin.
US State to Ban Executions After 40 Years - USA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, new jersey, death penalty, life, parole )

- 3483 days ago -
NEW Jersey is expected to become the first US state in 40 years to vote to abolish the death penalty. The state's senate voted this week to ban executions in favour of a life term in jail without parole and the measure expected to easily pass through the
NJ Moves to Abolish Death Penalty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: death penalty, new jersey, bill, senate )

- 3487 days ago -
A Senate budget committee approved replacing capital punishment with life in prison without parole. It was approved 8-4, with Democrats supporting it and Republicans opposing. The bill can be considered for a full Senate vote.

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