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The Register NorthJersey.com
Former Gov. Florio blames Christie for gridlock in Trentondone,” Florio said, and in New Jersey these is “issue after issue after issue”
Former Gov. Florio blames Christie for gridlock in Trenton
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 20 hours ago
done,” Florio said, and in New Jersey these is “issue after issue after issue” waiting to be fixed. Christie and the Democratic Legislature are now arguing over how to replenish the nearly broke Transportation Trust Fund with a gasoline tax... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Gary Johnson offers a Libertarian alternativeemployees. Both were in favor of charter schools, abortion rights and privatizi
Gary Johnson offers a Libertarian alternative
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
employees. Both were in favor of charter schools, abortion rights and privatizing some government operations. Faced with a Democratic legislature, Johnson vetoed more than 700 bills. Weld managed to work with a Democratic legislature in pulling the... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Libertarians’ Secret Weaponof hundreds of state employees. During his two terms as governor, Johnson vetoe
The Libertarians’ Secret Weapon
The New Yorker / Posted 9 days ago
of hundreds of state employees. During his two terms as governor, Johnson vetoed more than seven hundred bills passed by a Democratic legislature. In 1999, after winning a second term, Johnson became the highest-ranking elected official in America... Read more
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Daily Journal
Christie passed over for VP againpast Jon Corzine in the 2009 race for governor. Christie was a Republican claim
Christie passed over for VP again
Daily Journal / Posted 11 days ago
past Jon Corzine in the 2009 race for governor. Christie was a Republican claiming victory in a Democratic state, with a Democratic Legislature, and vowing to “pick Trenton up” and “turn it upside down.” Christie quickly moved to fulfill that... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Need for road work may not always be obviouscrossing. "It needs fixing now," said Geri Goss, who blamed the Republican gov
Need for road work may not always be obvious
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
crossing. "It needs fixing now," said Geri Goss, who blamed the Republican governor for failing to support a plan by the Democratic Legislature that would have balanced the tax hike by phasing out New Jersey's estate tax. But Goss is from... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Seeing past the funding horizoncrossing. "It needs fixing now," said Geri Goss, who blamed the Republican gov
Seeing past the funding horizon
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
crossing. "It needs fixing now," said Geri Goss, who blamed the Republican governor for failing to support a plan by the Democratic Legislature that would have balanced the tax hike by phasing out New Jersey's estate tax. But Goss is from... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Brown ‘cruising along’ in new polldirector of the poll. Brown is kind of seen as a fairly good counterpoint to w
Jerry Brown ‘cruising along’ in new poll
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
director of the poll. Brown is kind of seen as a fairly good counterpoint to what most would perceive as the more liberal Democratic Legislature. Brown, governor before from 1975 to 1983, posted approval ratings in the high 60s in 1975 and 1976.... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Christie cancels Fair Lawn forum to campaign with Trumpsuburban districts that starves urban areas of necessary state support. Gettin
Christie cancels Fair Lawn forum to campaign with Trump
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 days ago
suburban districts that starves urban areas of necessary state support. Getting the school-funding plan through the Democratic Legislature and having voters approve it at the polls as a constitutional amendment would rank as his top... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Feel safer? It’s easier to get parole, harder to buy bulletsGov. Jerry Brown and the Democratic Legislature have a unique plan to enhance p
Feel safer? It’s easier to get parole, harder to buy bullets
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democratic Legislature have a unique plan to enhance public safety in California. They have reduced the state prison population from close to 150,000 in 2010 to 113,000 now by downgrading what crimes put an offender in... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rauner sees no action on pensions till after election8 election. Under a side agreement that was part of the "bridge" budget deal re
Rauner sees no action on pensions till after election
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
8 election. Under a side agreement that was part of the "bridge" budget deal reached last week between the governor and the Democratic Legislature, the cash-strapped Chicago Public School system won't get a $215.2 million contribution from the state... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Disaffected voters have reasonable alternativesplatform. A former two-term Republican governor of New Mexico, he compiled a re
Disaffected voters have reasonable alternatives
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 19 days ago
platform. A former two-term Republican governor of New Mexico, he compiled a record to back up his promises. With a Democratic legislature, the conservative National Review raved, “Johnson’s main impact was in vetoing an astonishing 739... Read more
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Daily Record
Expand eligibility for medical potand more importantly for lawmakers, there’s too much revenue to gain. If a Demo
Expand eligibility for medical pot
Daily Record / Posted 20 days ago
and more importantly for lawmakers, there’s too much revenue to gain. If a Democratic governor succeeds Christie with a Democratic legislature in support, legal pot may be inevitable. Before then, however, patients shouldn’t have to wait. They... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Can't vote for Trump or Clinton? You have 2 legitimate alternativesplatform. A former two-term Republican governor of New Mexico, he compiled a re
Can't vote for Trump or Clinton? You have 2 legitimate alternatives
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
platform. A former two-term Republican governor of New Mexico, he compiled a record to back up his promises. With a Democratic legislature, the conservative National Review raved, "Johnson's main impact was in vetoing an astonishing 739... Read more
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Daily Herald
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinoisto get the deal done. There's nothing wrong with that. Power, after all, is div
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois
Daily Herald / Posted 21 days ago
to get the deal done. There's nothing wrong with that. Power, after all, is divided between a Republican governor and a Democratic legislature. Political circumstances require they compromise on tough issues, meaning that both sides are... Read more
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Boston Globe
Gov. Charlie Baker's team is quietly getting ready for the 2018 electionparty’s executive director, told the Globe. “In my opinion, it’s too early. I t
Gov. Charlie Baker's team is quietly getting ready for the 2018 election
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
party’s executive director, told the Globe. “In my opinion, it’s too early. I think we need to elect a Democratic president. I think we need to ensure a Democratic Legislature—who can continue to promote our policies and move Massachusetts forw... Read more
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Boston Globe
Baker team gears up for 2018my opinion, it’s too early,’’ he said. “I think we need to elect a Democratic p
Baker team gears up for 2018
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
my opinion, it’s too early,’’ he said. “I think we need to elect a Democratic president. I think we need to ensure a Democratic Legislature — who can continue to promote our policies and move Massachusetts forward.” Cincotti said “a number... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner 'turnaround agenda' isn't shelved -- just on hiatus until after November electionRauner has said he has one condition for agreeing to additional taxes. That is
Rauner 'turnaround agenda' isn't shelved -- just on hiatus until after November election
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
Rauner has said he has one condition for agreeing to additional taxes. That is the passage of his “turnaround agenda” in a Democratic legislature. (Rick Pearson) *Mayor Emanuel will tout Chicago's minimum wage rising to $10.50 an hour. He also may... Read more
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The New Yorker
How Bad Can a President Be?focus was chiefly on matters like stem-cell-research regulation and the sort of
How Bad Can a President Be?
The New Yorker / Posted 29 days ago
focus was chiefly on matters like stem-cell-research regulation and the sort of educational reforms he had pushed through a Democratic legislature as governor of Texas. On the morning of 9/11, Laura Bush was in Ted Kennedy’s Senate office, having... Read more

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