New Jersey

Why Atlantic City Can Expect a Post-Sandy Boardwalk Brawl
October 30, 2012

In Atlantic City, the politics of Sandy hinge on an old division between shiny tourist mecca and dowdy hometown

The Growing Christian Movement Pushing Back Against Islamophobia
October 19, 2012

A growing number of Christian organizations are fed up with Christian Islamophobia and are fighting back.

A Journey to the End of Football
September 14, 2012

The cradle of quarterbacks in the age of concussions.

Jersey Bore: Chris Christie’s Makeover in the Image of Mitt
August 29, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Gets Caught Between Serving the Romney Campaign and His Own Ambitions

Meet 5 Up-and-Comers Showcased at the GOP Convention
August 28, 2012

Meet the newcomers in the RNC lineup, including a former Hooters promoter and a GOP governor who's slyly leaving the door for Obamacare funds.

Daily Breakdown: State Polls and Isaac
August 28, 2012

Recent surveys suggest that Obama’s suffered his biggest losses among voters without a college degree.

Romney Meets with the Islamophobes
August 10, 2012

Romney is not going to pick Chris Christie to be his running-mate. How do I know? He told me.  Ha! Just kidding. Got you for a second there, didn’t I, Andrea Mitchell?

Is Obama Alienating Rich Voters?
July 19, 2012

Affluent voters were an important element of Obama’s coalition in 2008. Will that change this year? Some observers believe that Obama might alienate former supporters with attacks on Bain Capital and renewed calls to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans.

The Bookless Library
July 12, 2012

I. THEY ARE, in their very different ways, monuments of American civilization. The first is a building: a grand, beautiful Beaux-Arts structure of marble and stone occupying two blocks’ worth of Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan. The second is a delicate concoction of metal, plastic, and glass, just four and a half inches long, barely a third of an inch thick, and weighing five ounces. The first is the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, the main branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL). The second is an iPhone.

Can North Carolina Be a Tipping Point State?
June 21, 2012

In 2008, Obama won North Carolina by less than 1 percent while winning by 7 percent nationally. After four years, Obama’s big national lead has vanished, but Obama and Romney are spending away in the populous and diverse mid-Atlantic state. According to the Washington Post’s ad-tracker, the two campaigns spent $1.7 million in North Carolina last week, similar to the other big battleground states like Florida ($1.8m), Ohio ($1.9m), and Virginia ($1.5m).

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