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Gov. Christie Celebrates Newly Signed New Jersey DREAM Act

Gov. Christie Celebrates Newly Signed New Jersey DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on January 8 2014, 2:54PM

It’s official.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

New Jersey DREAM Act Moves Forward Despite Christie's Veto Threat

New Jersey DREAM Act Moves Forward Despite Christie’s Veto Threat

by Julianne Hing on December 13 2013, 1:42PM

The bill moves to the Assembly floor next week.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

For Ex-Offenders, NJ Judge Opens Door to Good Jobs

For Ex-Offenders, NJ Judge Opens Door to Good Jobs

by Carla Murphy on December 13 2013, 10:09AM

Ruling puts 16-year-old state law under fresh scrutiny

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Gov. Christie Supports Tuition Equity for DREAMers, but Won't Sign Tuition Equity Bill

Gov. Christie Supports Tuition Equity for DREAMers, but Won’t Sign Tuition Equity Bill

by Julianne Hing on December 4 2013, 4:40PM

Critics are calling his switcheroo part of a 2016 presidential campaign calculus.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Winners and Voter Turnout for Election Day 2013

Winners and Voter Turnout for Election Day 2013

by Brentin Mock on November 6 2013, 12:10PM

Turnout was low all around, but there were clear victories for progressive and moderate conservatives around the nation.

Topics: Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics

Why Superstorm Sandy is Still Wreaking Havoc on Poor Communities

Why Superstorm Sandy is Still Wreaking Havoc on Poor Communities

by Imara Jones on October 29 2013, 7:00AM

One year later Sandy’s disproportionate impact on historically marginalized communities continues in shocking ways.

Topics: Economy, Environment

Cory Booker Wins Senate Primary Easily, Despite Criticism

Cory Booker Wins Senate Primary Easily, Despite Criticism

by Brentin Mock on August 14 2013, 11:48AM

Moderation seems the unavoidable tax for African-American Democratic candidates looking to win statewide offices in states like New Jersey.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Cory Booker Raises Money with Oprah, Misses NAACP Debate

Cory Booker Raises Money with Oprah, Misses NAACP Debate

by Brentin Mock on August 5 2013, 12:09PM

Booker lands Oprah endorsement, but some of New Jersey civil rights leaders are supporting his opponents.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Cory Booker Close to Officially Announcing Senate Run

Cory Booker Close to Officially Announcing Senate Run

by Brentin Mock on June 7 2013, 12:59PM

If Booker wins, there will be three African-Americans serving in the U.S. Senate, the largest number serving at same time.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (NJ) Dies; Cory Booker May Soon Fill His Seat

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (NJ) Dies; Cory Booker May Soon Fill His Seat

by Brentin Mock on June 3 2013, 2:36PM

Sen. Frank Lautenberg leaves a strong legacy behind in New Jersey and on Capitol Hill.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Atlantic City Mayor Wants To Meet Chris Christie 'Mano-A-Mano'

Atlantic City Mayor Wants To Meet Chris Christie ‘Mano-A-Mano’

by Jorge Rivas on October 30 2012, 11:55AM

During a press conference Monday, Republican Governor Christie, called the Democratic mayor “a rogue mayor” who’s “impossible to work with.”

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Boosts Superhero Credentials by Saving Neighbor From Fire

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Boosts Superhero Credentials by Saving Neighbor From Fire

by Jorge Rivas on April 13 2012, 12:38PM

Newark Mayor Cory Booker called it his “come to Jesus moment” when he ran into a burning building to save a neighbor’s life.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

New Jersey Gov. Christie Nominates Openly Gay African-American Man to Supreme Court

by Jorge Rivas on January 23 2012, 5:37PM

On Monday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie nominated an openly gay African-American Republican mayor and a Korean-American assistant attorney general to the state’s highest court. Kwon would be the first Asian-American to sit on the state Supreme Court, and Harris…

Topics: /NOW, Politics

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie: “This Sharia Law Business Is Crap”

by Jorge Rivas on August 4 2011, 5:58PM

New Jersey’s Republican Gov. Chris Christie didn’t pull any punches when he defended a Muslim American lawyer recently appointed to the state bench.

Topics: Politics

James O'Keefe Trains His Slimy Lens on Teachers

James O’Keefe Trains His Slimy Lens on Teachers

by Julianne Hing on November 16 2010, 2:30PM

The man who posed as a pimp to attack ACORN says teachers are racists.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Judge Not: NJ Gov. Christie Ousts Lone Black Justice

by Michelle Chen on June 3 2010, 10:35AM

New Jersey’s new governor is zealously spreading a conservative agenda across his state, all the way up to the courthouse door. Gov. Chris Christie has sparked outrage in his decision not to reappoint the one Black judge of the state…

Topics: Criminal Justice, Politics

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