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DEM CHAIR JOHN CURRIE'S STATEMENT ON CHRISTIE'S SECOND INAUGURAL

"By the governor's own account, his administration has acted in a manner that was both unacceptable and disrespectful. It is for this reason that Chris Christie is entering his second term under a cloud of suspicion. As he takes the oath of office, Chris Christie would be wise to focus on the harm that his administration has caused to the people of Jersey, not just to his political ambitions and his pride," said Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee John Currie.

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CHAIRMAN CURRIE SUGGESTS GOV. CHRISTIE FOCUS ON NEW JERSEY, NOT FLORIDA

Statement of the Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, John Currie, concerning Governor Chris Christie's decision to prioritize political travel to Florida over the needs of New Jersey.

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THE STATE OF THE STATE IS... EMBARRASSED.

Governor Chris Christie’s Bridgegate scandal has thrust New Jersey into the national spotlight, bringing days of negative attention to the Garden State. So, as Christie gives his version of the state of New Jersey, we know the real state of the state: Embarrassed.

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JOHN CURRIE REELECTED AS PARTY CHAIR

After a challenging but successful election year in 2013, the New Jersey Democratic State Committee unanimously elected John Currie to a full two-year term as Chairman. Despite a strong top-of-ticket headwind, Democrats preserved legislative majorities with strong margins of support in both the State Senate and the State Assembly, while also winning seats at the local and county levels.

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STATEMENT OF DEMOCRATIC PARTY CHAIR JOHN CURRIE CONCERNING CHRIS CHRISTIE'S BRIDGEGATE PRESS CONFERENCE

New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chairman John Currie remains unimpressed by the Governor's management of this crisis, not to mention his staff, and he looks forward to following the Bridgegate investigation into this important matter as it proceeds.

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STATEMENT OF DEMOCRATIC PARTY CHAIR JOHN CURRIE CONCERNING LATEST BRIDGEGATE REVELATIONS

In regard to emails released today that show a top Christie administration official was directly involved in the closure of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge -- an act of political retribution that endangered thousands in northern New Jersey -- Democratic State Committee Chairman John Currie said, “These emails demonstrate that under Governor Christie, vindictive political motivations were allowed to trump any regard for public safety."

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STATE DEMOCRATIC CHAIR SAYS LOBIONDO, CHRISTIE ARE PART OF THE PROBLEM IN WASHINGTON

As reckless Washington Republicans shut down the federal government and knowingly jeopardized relief for Superstorm Sandy survivors, Frank LoBiodo stood with them, voting multiple times to push the government to the brink no matter the consequences. He no longer seems to care about southern New Jersey. Next November, we should elect someone who does.

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One Year Later, Congressman Lance Has Done Nothing To Prevent More Gun Violence Tragedies

One year after the tragic massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Congressman Leonard Lance has done nothing to push for a vote to curb gun violence and prevent more tragedies.

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FIRE CHRISTIE APPOINTEES BILL BARONI AND DAVID WILDSTEIN!

David Wildstein, a high school classmate and political appointee of Governor Christie, may have resigned from his plush assignment at the Port Authority, but why is he still collecting a pay check, asks the New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chairman. Currie is also echoing the calls of legislators for deputy executive director of the Port Authority Bill Baroni to be dismissed for being complicit in Wildstein's malfeasance.

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CHAIRMAN CURRIE STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR CHRISTIE'S DECISION TO HOLD INAUGURAL FESTIVITIES ON ELLIS ISLAND

The Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee John Currie says Chris Christie should be ashamed to use Ellis Island for a celebration while his policies threaten the dreams of thousands of hard-working, undocumented New Jersey students.

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