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What You Really Want to Know About the Candidates for New Jersey Governor

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By NICK CORASANITI, AUDREY CARLSEN and SERGIO PEÇANHA

Gov. Chris Christie is on his way out. Primaries are on June 6. Here’s what matters — and a few things that don’t — about six candidates vying to replace him:

Taylor Ham or Pork Roll?

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/05/21/nyregion/new-jersey-governor-guide.html?_r=0

 

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Will Doherty’s Early Trump Endorsement Help Potential Guv Chances?

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State Senator Mike Doherty (R-23) endorsed Donald Trump for president in October of 2015, back when pundits and many in the Republican establishment imagined that his candidacy was nothing more than just a passing fad, a trend that would come to an end before the presidential contest got serious. But now, five months after that endorsement, Trump’s flame is anything but extinguished as he continues to dominate the Republican field as the frontrunner. Polls have him far surpassing the only other Republican candidates left in the race: Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Ohio Governor John Kasich. He is earning endorsements left and right in New Jersey, but Doherty will always be able to claim he was first. Alyana Alfaro, PolitickerNJ Read more

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Ex-US ambassador ‘serious’ about run for New Jersey governor

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Ex-US ambassador ‘serious’ about run for New Jersey governor

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) – President Barack Obama’s former ambassador to Germany said Wednesdaythat he’s serious about running for New Jersey governor in 2017.

Philip Murphy said after a policy summit at Rutgers that he hasn’t made a final decision about running but is traveling the state to build support and discuss policies. (Catalini/Associated Press)

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jan/21/potential-candidate-for-new-jersey-governor-holds-/#ixzz3PYPylqih