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  • Growth - but not expansion - in US Internet gambling market 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 2:51 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Internet gambling is slowly growing - but not expanding - after 2 1/2 years of online betting in the United States.

  • Prosecutors in bridge case say they have nothing to hide 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 7:33 am

    NEWARK, New Jersey - The attorney for one of the defendants in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing case claims it was his client's ex-colleague who gave the order for the closures to coincide with the first day in school.

  • Syrian family to settle in New Jersey 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 6:09 pm

    PATERSON, New Jersey - A family from Syria will settle in northern New Jersey a week after Gov. Chris Christie told President Barack Obama that the state wouldn't accept any more Syrian refugees.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Most GOP candidates flunk climate science story has photos
    Updated: Nov-22-15 10:52 am

    WASHINGTON - When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican contenders are flunking, according to a panel of scientists who reviewed candidates' comments.

  • Christie, Graham, Kasich return to New Hampshire 
    Updated: Nov-21-15 8:28 am

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - Republican presidential candidates Chris Christie, Lindsey Graham and John Kasich are stumping once again in New Hampshire.

  • Port Authority leadership in flux as CEO search strikes out 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 7:27 pm

    NEW YORK - The future leadership of the region's largest transportation authority was uncertain Thursday as Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials announced that the search to fill the newly created position of CEO had come up empty and the process would be extended.

  • 17 candidates on Michigan's presidential primary list 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 5:07 pm

    LANSING, Michigan - Fourteen Republicans and three Democrats are on Michigan's list of presidential candidates for the March 8 primary election.

  • De Blasio blasts Christie over Syrian refugees 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 3:57 pm

    NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is attacking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie over the fate of Syrian refugees.

  • NY Gov. Cuomo declares support for accepting Syrian refugees 
    Updated: Nov-17-15 5:41 pm

    ALBANY, New York - Rejecting Syrian refugees would be akin to "conceding defeat of the American dream," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday in a sharply worded response to those urging him to keep the refugees out of the state.

  • Christie against licenses for those without legal status 
    Updated: Nov-16-15 2:54 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie said Monday he would veto a bill that that would establish a New Jersey driver's license for residents who cannot prove they are in the United States legally, dashing the hopes of hundreds of people who rallied at the statehouse Monday to support the measure.

  • Christie cites Paris attacks, calls for stronger leadership 
    Updated: Nov-14-15 6:32 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie, anchoring a presidential campaign speech in Florida to the deadly Paris bombings and shootings, said on Saturday that the attacks show America needs strong leadership and his experience meets that demand.

  • De Blasio jokes take center stage at annual charity dinner 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 10:21 pm

    NEW YORK - Jabs about Mayor Bill de Blasio's habitual lateness and his ongoing feud with Gov. Andrew Cuomo took center stage Tuesday night at the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner.

  • For Carson, debates have played limited role in his rise story has photos
    Updated: Nov-10-15 3:27 am

    WASHINGTON - For some Republican presidential candidates, the party's first three primary debates have been pivotal proving grounds that have strengthened their campaigns or shaken their supporters.

  • Christie vetoes most of Atlantic City assistance package 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 4:46 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie on Monday vetoed most of a package of bills aimed at helping Atlantic City and its struggling casino industry and proposed that the state hold $30 million a year in casino tax payments hostage until after the city passes a fiscal recovery plan.

  • Christie acts on dozens of bills sitting on his desk 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 2:26 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Faced with an impending deadline, Gov. Chris Christie has weighed in on dozens of bills sitting on his desk, including vetoing the Democrat-led Legislature's bill to reform election law.

  • Rivals unmoved by Carson's complaints on scrutiny of his bio story has photos
    Updated: Nov-09-15 9:20 am

    WASHINGTON - Ben Carson says it's time to move on from questions about the accuracy of his life story. But Tuesday's Republican debate makes that unlikely, and some of his GOP rivals say such scrutiny is part of running for president.

  • Zuckerberg talks success, lessons learned in Newark schools 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 5:09 pm

    NEWARK, New Jersey - Five years after donating $100 million to remake education in Newark, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says he's using lessons learned about the need for community involvement in his next effort in California. He also highlighted some successes in New Jersey's largest city.

  • Next mayor wants economic boom to boost all Philadelphians story has photos
    Updated: Nov-04-15 1:59 am

    PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia's next mayor wants the economic resurgence that's manifested in soaring downtown skyscrapers, trendy restaurants and gentrifying neighborhoods to reach the high number of residents living below the poverty line.

  • Conflicting strategies shape GOP debate furor 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 4:00 pm

    WASHINGTON - Despite a handful of high-profile defections, most Republican presidential candidates are still demanding changes to the GOP's coming debates. That's not to say they are speaking with one voice. The White House hopefuls have distinct, sometimes contradictory, strategies to score political points from the uproar.

  • Christie highlights Camden, says offer on table for Newark story has photos
    Updated: Nov-03-15 12:55 pm

    CAMDEN, New Jersey - As President Barack Obama discussed criminal justice system reforms in Newark, Gov. Chris Christie set up shop 80 miles south in Camden, touting his crime reductions.

  • Christie says fantasy football doesn't count as gambling 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 9:27 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Monday reiterated his position that fantasy football doesn't amount to gambling and shouldn't be regulated and said a team he runs with his son is doing really well.

  • Christie says president trying to take credit for NJ reforms story has photos
    Updated: Nov-02-15 8:47 pm

    CAMDEN, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie accused President Barack Obama of trying to take credit for criminal justice reforms that New Jersey has put into place, as the Republican presidential contender worked to seize some of the president's limelight during a visit to the state Monday.

  • New Jersey 2015 election guide: What you need to know 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 11:25 am

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Voters go to the polls in New Jersey Tuesday to elect a new General Assembly along with various county and local offices, from executive to town council.

  • Filing period to run in New Hampshire primary set to open 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 4:01 am

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Statehouse will be bustling with presidential candidates this week, as the filing period to run in the nation's first primary kicks off Wednesday.

  • Candidates follow informal rules in New Hampshire story has photos
    Updated: Nov-01-15 6:45 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - Running for president in New Hampshire is like crafting a good story: Don't forget who, what, when, where or why.