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Received this e-mail from the Buono campaign.  Looks like they have news to report:
Knowledge --

Some exciting news just came out - our campaign plan is working. A new poll that just came out showed our campaign has cut into Chris Christie's lead by 10% - because once people hear about Barbara and Milly, they support us. Here is the thing, though – Chris Christie has the support that he does because people don't know anything about Barbara. The poll said that "some voters say they plan to vote for Christie reluctantly because they don’t know anything about Buono, a state senator from Middlesex County..."

Our next media budget deadline is on Friday. And if we can knock our goal for this deadline out of the park, we can keep fighting back and make sure everyone knows about Barbara. We’ve got to get the message out about how she will fight for New Jerseyans, while Chris Christie will simply use the next four years to get ready for his 2016 presidential run. We have a chance to stop Chris Christie here and now - we just need you.

Can you click here and rush an urgent contribution to our campaign before the urgent deadline on Friday?

Chris Christie can be stopped. He is about as extreme as they come, putting politics above people. It doesn't matter if it’s marriage equality, gun safety, the environment or Sandy relief, Chris Christie would rather fight for his own political future than the future of our families and our state. We have to stop him, but we can't do it without you.

Click here and rush a contribution to our campaign before the media buy deadline on Friday.

We've said all along that when voters start to tune into the race, they will realize that New Jersey needs new leadership, and that the cowardly, self-serving ways of Chris Christie need to be put to rest.

Please do your part and stop Chris Christie here and now:

Thanks for standing up,


Indeed, the Buono campaign is correct.  A new Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press Poll shows while New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's still having a wide lead over Barbara Buono, the lead appears to have shrinked:

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie's lead in his race for re-election is shrinking, according to a new poll.

The Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll, released today, shows Christie still leads Democratic challenger Barbara Buono 56 to 36 percent among likely voters — a 20-point advantage.

In the article, the director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute does say there is skepticism that Barbara Buono can make this race a nail biter, close race or even win it but keep in mind there's a bit over two months left in the campaign.

And besides, remember the lesson of all campaigns running against Republican incumbents or challengers?  We campaign like we're 20 points down.

Well guess what?  WE'RE TWENTY POINTS DOWN!  Let's start giving some action for Barbara Buono!

Seriously, do you want Chris Christie to continue being Governor of New Jersey when he's really using his re-election campaign as a platform for being president?  After all, he's the same guy who said this on the NSA:

"As a former prosecutor who was appointed by President George W. Bush on Sept. 10, 2001, I just want us to be really cautious because this strain of libertarianism that's going through both parties right now and making big headlines, I think, is a very dangerous thought," said Christie, who served as New Jersey's U.S. Attorney under Bush before he was elected governor in 2009.

"President Obama has done nothing to change the policies of the Bush Administration and the war on terrorism," Christie continued. "And I mean practically nothing. And you know why? Because they work. Because they work. And I think what we as a country has to decide, is do we have amnesia? Because I don't. And I remember what we felt like on September 12, 2001."

Asked if he was referring to Paul, Christie said, "You can name any number of people who are engaged in it, and he's one of them."

The governor then noted that more than 600 New Jersey families lost relatives in the 9/11 terrorist attack.

"These esoteric, intellectual debates — I want them to come to New Jersey and sit across from the widows and the orphans and have that conversation," Christie said. "And they won't, because that's a much tougher conversation to have."

"The next attack that comes, that kills thousands of Americans as a result, people are going to be looking back on the people having this intellectual debate," the governor continued.

And he also vetoed the Medicaid expansion bill:

(Reuters) – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have expanded Medicaid eligibility under the healthcare law known as Obamacare, his office said on Friday, in an apparent reversal of position for the presumed 2016 Republican presidential hopeful.

Christie’s office announced he vetoed eight bills that “would add potentially hundreds of millions of dollars to state and local budgets.” He also signed a $32.9 billion budget and three other bills, his office said in a statement.

Among the bills he vetoed was a Medicaid expansion under the U.S. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law known as Obamacare.

And he made this very insensitive statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on DOMA:

He blasted the U.S. Supremes for substituting “their own judgment for the judgment of a Republican Congress and a Democratic President. In the Republican Congress in the ‘90s and Bill Clinton. I thought that Justice Kennedy’s opinion was, in many respects, incredibly insulting to those people, 340-some members of Congress who voted for the Defense of Marriage Act, and Bill Clinton.”

“He basically said that the only reason to pass that bill was to demean people. That’s heck of a thing to say about Bill Clinton and about the Republican Congress back in the ‘90s. And it’s just another example of judicial supremacy, rather than having the government run by the people we actually vote for,” said Christie, who recently appeared with Clinton at a Clinton Global Initiative conference.

Here's the information you need to support the Barbara Buono/Milly Silva team:

Barbara Buono for Governor:






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