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SEN. WEINBERG: "JUST RELEASE THE STUDY ALREADY"

Reports in the Wall Street Journal, Bergen County Record and Star-Ledger have raised serious concerns that last month’s closing of George Washington Bridge access lanes in Fort Lee were politically-motivated retribution by Christie administration officials, causing New Jersey Democrats to ask why the governor’s robust media operation is so uncharacteristically non-responsive.

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CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS DESERT HURRICANE SURVIVORS, DODGE SANDY HEARINGS

New Jersey families are enduring hardship – not only from the consequences of furloughed jobs, denied services and delayed benefits, but also from the Christie administration’s neglect regarding hurricane Sandy recovery efforts, says the New Jersey Democratic State Committee.

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PERRY-LONEGAN TEXAS TWO-STEP ON WOMEN'S REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS


(Trenton) – When the “Extreme Team” of Texas Governor Rick Perry and New Jersey Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan hit Atlantic County tomorrow to talk about why insurance companies should again be allowed to discriminate against people with pre-existing medical conditions, they’ll probably neglect to mention their shared extreme positions on women’s reproductive rights. Both Lonegan and Perry would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, and have sought to deny women access to vital health services.

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ON THE FEDERAL SHUTDOWN, CHRIS CHRISTIE WAS FOR IT BEFORE HE WAS AGAINST IT

(Trenton) -- As Republican extremists in Congress work to derail the federal government and shut down essential services that millions of citizens rely on, “America's most overrated governor” Chris Christie wants you to know that he is 100 percent, squarely behind both sides of the issue.

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NEW WEB VIDEO TELLS OF LONEGAN'S OBSESSION: CORY BOOKER

The New Jersey Democratic State Committee released a new web video today in response to the latest in a very (very) long line of U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan’s news conferences attacking Newark Mayor Cory Booker.

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CHRISTIE’S COATTAILS FALLING SHORT IN LEGISLATIVE CONTEST; MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE FAVORED BY LARGE MAJORITY

Half of likely voters want Democrats to retain control of the New Jersey Legislature in November, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Only 38 percent want to give Republicans a chance to take charge in Trenton.

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CRONYISM EXPOSED IN CHRISTIE CONTRACTS

(Trenton) -- Two new Wall Street Journal articles highlight growing concerns of cronyism and abuse in the contracts the Christie administration awarded to provide federally-funded relief to the victims of superstorm Sandy while New Jersey shore families suffer further frustration.

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Statement from Chairman John S. Wisniewski On Christie US Senate Process Announcement

(TRENTON, NJ) – State Democratic Party Chairman John S. Wisniewski issued the following statement regarding Governor Chris Christie’s announcement of the process to fill New Jersey’s US Senate seat:

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Christie Uses Federal Sandy Aid to Promote Himself During Re-Election Campaign

(Trenton)- Yesterday, a television advertisement funded using federal Sandy relief aid began airing on network television.  The ad features Governor Chris Christie and his family.  With New Jersey 2013 gubernatorial elections less than six months away, Governor Christie’s use of federal tax dollars for television airtime should be questioned.  Assemblyman John Wisniewski, Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, released the following statement:

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Wisniewski Welcomes Congressman Joaquin Castro for NJDSC Conference Keynote

(Trenton)- Congressman Joaquin Castro will serve as the keynote speaker at the New Jersey Democratic State Committee’s Annual State Conference.  Assemblyman John Wisniewski, Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, released the following statement:

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