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Senate candidate fires adviser after rant about Cory Booker’s sexuality

Sunday, October 13, 2013
Cory Booker (left) and Steve Lonegan
TRENTON, N.J. -- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan on Friday fired a campaign adviser who gave a profane interview bashing Democratic opponent Cory Booker and questioning his sexuality. [...]

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Advocates hopeful N.J. will enact marriage equality law

Saturday, October 12, 2013
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TRENTON, N.J. — Gay rights advocates are glad to see the New Jersey state Supreme Court is taking up the question of same-sex marriage, partly because they think it could increase pressure on lawmakers to legalize it first. [...]

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N.J. Supreme Court agrees to hear same-sex marriage case

Friday, October 11, 2013
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TRENTON, N.J. -- The state's highest court on Friday agreed to hear a case on whether same-sex marriage should be legal in New Jersey, and whether same-sex weddings can be performed while it decides. [...]

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Christie administration: One judge can’t force us to recognize gay marriage

Friday, October 11, 2013
Judge Mary C. Jacobson
TRENTON, N.J. -- A single judge should not be able to force New Jersey to recognize gay marriage, Gov. Chris Christie's administration said in a court filing Friday. [...]

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Christie wants emergency appeal of N.J. same-sex marriage ruling

Thursday, October 10, 2013
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TRENTON, N.J. -- Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration is asking a court to consider an emergency appeal in its effort to delay the start of same-sex marriages in the state. [...]

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Judge refuses to delay start of same-sex marriage in New Jersey

Thursday, October 10, 2013
Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.)
TRENTON, N.J. -- A state judge refused Thursday to delay the start of same-sex marriage in New Jersey until a legal appeal can be settled, denying efforts by Gov. Chris Christie's administration to put off gay weddings. [...]

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Buono to Christie on gay marriage: ‘My daughter is not a political agenda’

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Marko Georgiev, The Record of Bergen County/AP (Pool)New Jersey gubernatorial candidates, Republican Gov. Chris Christie, right, and Democrat State Sen. Barbara Buono meet in a  debate at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J., on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie squared off against Democratic challenger, state Sen. Barbara Buono in a televised debate Tuesday evening, demonstrating for voters the stark difference of the candidates' positions on same-sex marriage. [...]

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Christie administration makes final case to delay same-sex marriages

Monday, October 7, 2013
Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.)
TRENTON, N.J. -- The Christie administration on Monday made its final case for why a judge should put on hold a ruling that would legalize gay marriage effective Oct. 21. [...]

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N.J. advocates ask judge not to delay implementation of gay marriage ruling

Friday, October 4, 2013
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TRENTON, N.J. -- Gay rights advocates on Friday asked a New Jersey judge to proceed with implementation of her order that the state start allowing same-sex marriages this month, saying the state failed to show irreparable harm if the nuptials take place. [...]

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N.J. asks for stay in same-sex marriage ruling, warns of ‘irreparable harm’

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration on Tuesday asked a judge to delay implementation of her order that the state allow gay marriage until an appeal can be decided, saying the state will suffer "irreparable harm" if same-sex marriages are allowed without its highest court weighing in. [...]

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