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DEMOCRATIC PARTY CHAIRMAN URGES LEGISLATORS TO FORCE COMPROMISE IN ATLANTIC CITY, PROTECT FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES

Today, the Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, John Currie, reacting to the dire situation confronting Atlantic City's financial future, issued the following statement. He urged state legislators to force Governor Christie to make real compromises that protect fair employment practices, as well as the rights and autonomy of local voters.

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AFTER SLASHING PLANNED PARENTHOOD FUNDING, CHRISTIE SAYS TRUMP "MISSPOKE" ABOUT ABORTION PUNISHMENT

As the nation recoiled at presumptive Republican frontrunner’s support for “some form of punishment” for women who have abortions, his lead apologist, Governor Chris Christie, told the news media that Mr. Trump simply “misspoke." But, as New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chairman John Currie points out, Mr. Christie lacks credibility on issues relating to women, having waffled on his stated rationale for draconian cuts to women’s health services in the Garden State.

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CURRIE TO CHRISTIE: RESCUING NEW JERSEY’S CITIES IS NOT "A GAME"

Today, the Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee slammed Governor Chris Christie for his stubborn detachment from the fiscal challenges in Atlantic City, and the issues affecting people across the state.

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WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, CHRISTIE GOES ON VACATION

New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chairman John Currie is criticizing Governor Christie for skipping out on his job and neglecting the state's needs by going on vacation -- this time as a massive transit strike looms.

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NEW JERSEY DEMOCRATS REACT TO STATE REPUBLICANS' ENDORSEMENTS OF DONALD TRUMP

New Jersey Democrats are reacting with outrage and embarrassment over the decision of Republican Assembly Minority Leader John Bramnick to fall in line behind Governor Chris Christie and back Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, despite the candidate’s hateful policies and bigoted rhetoric.

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DEMOCRATS REACT TO NEVADA CAUCUSES' EXCLUSION OF RELIGIOUS VOTERS

Today, Democratic leaders in New Jersey are reacting to the presidential caucus held in Nevada on Saturday, criticizing rules that disenfranchised sizable numbers of Democratic voters who are devoutly religious.

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REALITY CHECK: CHRISTIE’S NEW JERSEY IS BROKEN AND BROKE

Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee John Currie commented on Governor Chris Christie’s fiscal year 2017 budget address today, suggesting that it was in need of a reality check.

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NEW JERSEY DEMOCRATS TO CHRISTIE: WELCOME BACK TO THE MESSES YOU LEFT

Today, New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chairman John Currie complimented Republican primary voters for rejecting Governor Chris Christie’s candidacy, and for sending him back to the state he has neglected for 261 partial or full days last year and most of this year -- roughly 300 days in total.

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REP. TOM MACARTHUR ONCE AGAIN PROTECTS PREDATORY PAY DAY LENDERS

Last year, MacArthur voted to delay critical protections from predatory lenders for U.S. troops – including at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst - and their families. Today, he did it again.

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GOVERNOR CHRISTIE'S COMMENTS REFLECT TENDENCY FOR VIOLENCE, MISOGYNY

Leading New Jersey Democrats are expressing disgust at the sexist remarks of New Jersey’s absentee Governor, Chris Christie, who said of Secretary Clinton "I'll beat her rear end.” The remark was captured on video by ABC News.

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