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Gov. Christie Fires Back After Being Questioned Why He Won't Visit Border

SEA BRIGHT, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says there’s a clear distinction between him and the president.

“The president has his responsibilities, I have mine,” he said in… 212 more words

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Christie Rails Against Referendum On Tax Use For Open Space Promotion

SEA BRIGHT, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday railed against a constitutional amendment on the ballot in November that would earmark more money for open space preservation. 221 more words

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Christie Won't Intervene Yet In Concealed Carry Case

SEA BRIGHT, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he’s going to let the judicial process play itself out before he’ll consider intervening in the case of a Pennsylvania woman who faces jail time for carrying a concealed weapon in New Jersey. 229 more words

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New York Times Picks Tim Wu For Lieutenant Governor Over Cuomo's Running Mate

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — While declining to make an endorsement for New York state governor in the Democratic primary in The New York Times has endorsed Tim Wu for lieutenant governor over Gov. 577 more words

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Mayor Bill De Blasio Downplays Comptroller's Prekindergarten Concerns, Says Sites Being Vetted

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio insisted Thursday that universal prekindergarten sites set to open next week are being thoroughly vetted for safety. 750 more words

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Malloy Takes Foley To Task For Past Business Record In First Conn. Debate

NORWICH, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP)Democratic incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican businessman Tom Foley met Wednesday night in their first debate of the 2014 election for Connecticut governor. 402 more words

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AP: City Council To Hold Hearing On Police Training In Wake Of Eric Garner Case

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York City Council will hold oversight hearings next month on a police department review of its training procedures, in the wake of the chokehold death of Eric Garner in police custody on Staten Island, The Associated Press has learned. 547 more words

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