New Jersey

Five Takeaways From Christie's Self-Exoneration Report
March 27, 2014

Yes, the 300-page report on Bridgegate was a whitewash. But there were some interesting tidbits in it nonetheless.

Christie's Exoneration By His Own Lawyers Is Even More Conflicted Than It Looks
March 24, 2014

Yes, Christie was "exonerated" by his own lawyers. But that's only the half of it.

Tesla Is Proof That Regulation Can Stifle Growth
March 21, 2014

A rule clarification is effectively forcing Tesla to stop selling cars in New Jersey.

Chris Christie Is Done—Even If He Survives the Traffic Scandal
January 14, 2014

New York's Jonathan Chait has made the best case for why Chris Christie 's potential 2016 run for the presidency is doomed.

Chris Christie's Presidential Campaign Starts Tomorrow
November 05, 2013

Nowadays, nothing looks good for the Republicans. Demographic and generational change is inexorably narrowing the GOP’s traditional path to victory, at a time when the party hasn’t shown any ability to broaden its appeal.

Gays Are Winning the Right to the Word "Marriage," Thanks to the DOMA Ruling
September 30, 2013

Gay rights advocates celebrated another victory Friday when a New Jersey judge ruled that the state must allow same-sex couples to marry.

Great for Newark, Not Great for D.C.
What to expect from Senator Cory Booker
September 05, 2013

It’s more Paul Ryan than Paul Wellstone.

Chris Christie's Surprising Drop in the Polls
August 21, 2013

I have to admit that I haven’t been paying any attention to New Jersey’s uncompetitive gubernatorial contest.

Cory Booker Is Even Worse Than His Critics Say
August 13, 2013

Cory Booker has just won New Jersey’s Democratic Senate primary in a rout, making him an easy favorite to claim the seat this fall.

Cory Booker’s Shady Role in Web Startup Waywire
August 07, 2013

The New York Times’ front-page report on Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s involvement in a fledgling web-video start-up called Waywire contains some troubling and surprising revelations. The article details that the majority of Booker’s wealth—and up to $5