New Jersey

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.
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

Chris Christie Is Wedged Between a Rock and a Hard Place
June 03, 2013

Senator Frank Lautenberg's death has put the Republican governor in a bind.

Takeover Fever
May 01, 2013

Across America, states are taking over cities and school boards. Does it make a difference?

Is Christie Abandoning His True Base?
January 11, 2013

His biggest boosters, a coterie of Wall Street conservatives, have lost their love.