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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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7-6

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

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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

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