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Former NJ Governor Corzine Testifies At House Hearing On Financial Firm's Collapse

By David Madden

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS) — Former New Jersey governor and US senator Jon Corzine was testifying today before a House Committee looking into the collapse of MF Global, the Wall Street firm that Corzine took over after leaving the governor’s office almost two years ago. 171 more words


And The Nominees Are...

There is an old story about Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia of New York who ( during one of his infamous rants ) grabbed a stenographer by the shoulders and while violently shaking this poor guy said “If you were any stupider, I’d make you a Commissioner.” 399 more words


Day 1

Here is my prediction: sometimes Christie will overshadow his own accomplishments. For example, on his first day in office Christie signed eight Executive Orders aimed ( mostly ) at improving the state’s business climate. 346 more words


Codey & Napolitano

“The system worked.”

Those words by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano raised more than a few eyebrows shortly after a Nigerian man tried to take down an airplane over Detroit on Christmas day. 412 more words


Appointments Flap

On Monday, Chris Christie’s public comments on the behind-the-scenes battle over last minute appointments and nominations were muted. By Thursday, distinctly less so.

Here is what we know…several meetings a week have been taking place behind closed doors between the Christie team and the Corzine group. 541 more words



It wasn’t an overwhelming victory for gay rights advocates ( at least in terms of the score ), but it was a victory nonetheless. And I think there is a famous quote along the lines of  “A win is a win is a win.” Ok, perhaps it’s not famous, but you get the idea. 511 more words


Part 2: November 3rd, The Spin (New Jersey)

NEW JERSEY (Republican pick up) –

Christie     48.8%
Corzine     44.6%
Daggett       5.7%

Republicans will say that Jon Corzine was a failed governor who reneged on his promises to reign in property taxes and argued endlessly with the state legislature, which often resulted in stalemates.  208 more words