NJ-GOV: Corzine’s Major Mistake
It’s only July, but time is fast running out on Governor Jon Corzine (D) in the New Jersey governor’s race. Corzine trails Republican Christopher Christie by as much as 15 points in recent polling, and has only polled within ten points of the challenger twice in the last two months. Even a visit from President Barack Obama has been unable to buoy the Corzine campaign | Read More »
NJ-GOV: Christie Ad Plays Off Corruption Arrests
Republican gubernatorial candidate Christopher Christie wasted little time in seeking to turn the corruption arrests of several local and state officials to his advantage in the governor’s race. Christie, who as the U.S. Attorney for New Jersey under President George W. Bush started the investigation that led to yesterday’s arrests, released a campaign commercial today highlighting his tenure as a anti-corruption crusading federal prosecutor.
NJ-GOV: Arrests Could Spell Doom for Corzine
What worse for a struggling incumbent governor than trailing by 15 points in the polls? Scores of Democratic Party officials – including a member of your administration – arrested and implicated in a widespread official corruption scheme in an investigation begun by your challenger. A two-year corruption and international money-laundering investigation stretching from the Jersey Shore to Brooklyn to Israel and Switzerland culminated in charges | Read More »