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New Jersey

Chris Christie aims for Nov. 5 landslide, with an eye toward 2016

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has been working to attract as many Democrats, independents, and minorities as possible for Nov. 5. Anything less than a landslide might tarnish him as he seeks to convince the GOP of his presidential bona fides.

Why is Newark Mayor Cory Booker living on food stamps?

Mayor Cory Booker says access to food is becoming a ‘social-justice issue,’ and he wants to raise awareness about how hard it is to live off food stamps — about $30 a week.