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Indian-American business group endorses New Jersey governor

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 1 2013, 12:06am CDT | by IANS

Indian-American business group endorses New Jersey governor
New Jersey, Nov 1 (IANS) The Indian Business Association of New jersey, home to a large Indian-American community, has endorsed Republican Governor Chris Christie, who is running for re-election to a second and final term in office.
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GOP Governors Group Hits Democrats In Colorado And Maine

Sep 2 2014 4:15pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic governor of Colorado is soft on a convicted killer and the Democrats' hopeful in Maine would dole out millions in tax dollars to immigrants in the country illegally, the Republican Governors Association tells voters in ads that started running Tuesday. The emotionally charged spots are just the latest examples of unflinching ads from the GOP governors' political arm, which is run by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The highly ...
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Washington Post Columnist: 'Weight Is the New Rape'

Sep 2 2014 12:06pm CDT | Source: Big Government

After Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) alleged in her book that some of her male colleagues made sexist remarks about her weight, a Washington Post columnist and editorial said that weight is now "the new rape." "And by the way, for politicians of both parties, might I suggest that weight is the new rape. It's really a bad idea to talk about," Ruth Marcus said on Meet The Press. She was referring to Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" comments that t ...
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For Christie, a boardwalk tour, and hints of a presidential bid: ‘I’m thinking about it’

Aug 29 2014 2:40pm CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. -- Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) returned to the Jersey Shore on Friday, grinning for pictures with throngs of swimsuit-clad supporters and weighing in on President Obama's foreign policy and congressional politics as he made his way down the boardwalk. Read full artic ...
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Scott Walker Hammers Media for Targeting GOP Governors

Aug 28 2014 8:55pm CDT | Source: Big Government

On Hugh Hewitt’s Thursday broadcast, Gov. Scott Walker criticized the media for what he suggested was a trend the targeting of him and his Republican gubernatorial colleagues around the country. Walker pointed to his own ordeals as well as Govs. Chris Christie (R-NJ) and Rick Perry (R-TX) as evidence of this claim despite Partial transcript as follows: HEWITT: Governor, I want to finish by asking you about one of the lowest tricks in American polit ...
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2016: Iowa Poll Shows Huge Lead for... Mitt Romney

Aug 27 2014 10:43pm CDT | Source: Big Government

A new poll shows that two-time losing GOP candidate for President Mitt Romney leads in Iowa among candidates for the 2016 nomination. According to the new USA Today poll, 35 percent of likely GOP voters in Iowa would pick Mitt Romney as the next GOP nominee. None of the other Republican candidates thought to be running for president in 2016 even got into double digits in the poll. This all comes only a day after Romney said in an interview that "circumstances" could change enough f ...
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Bill Clinton Hitting The Campaign Trail For Paul LePage Challenger

Aug 27 2014 10:07am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

By Dave Sherwood PORTLAND, Maine, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Former President Bill Clinton will come to Maine on Tuesday to campaign for the Democratic candidate for governor, Mike Michaud, party officials announced this week, shining a national spotlight on one of the most closely contended gubernatorial races of 2014. Recent polls show Michaud, a five-term U.S. representative and form ...
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Al Sharpton: Clintons Betrayed Us by Insulting Sister Souljah

Aug 25 2014 10:04am CDT | Source: Big Government

Al Sharpton may be reveling in his close relationship with President Obama, but the controversial activist is also taking time to highlight his differences with the Clinton family as Hillary Clinton explores a presidential run. “We’ve agreed and disagreed, but I have a lot of respect for her,” Sharpton told The New York Times. Sharpton suggested that he still felt betrayed by President Bill Clinton after his Sister Souljah momen ...
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Potential 2016 Presidential Candidates Cautious On Ferguson

Aug 22 2014 2:15pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

ATLANTA (AP) — The police shooting and death of Michael Brown has gripped the nation amid clashes between protesters and the police in suburban St. Louis. But for most of those who want to lead the nation, there's little to gain in an election year by taking a stand or proposing new policy. Instead, a group of potential 2016 presidential candidates are preserving their electoral prospects and retr ...
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