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Chris Christie promises to 'get the job done' as he wins 2nd term

Chris Christie promises to 'get the job done' as he wins 2nd term

TRENTON, N.J., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie won a second term easily Tuesday, defeating Democratic state Sen. Barbara Buono by a 3-2 margin.
Report: Christie mulls White House run

Report: Christie mulls White House run

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A source close to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he is taking a hard look at a presidential bid, his state's largest newspaper reported Thursday.
George W. Bush to speak on counter-terrorism

George W. Bush to speak on counter-terrorism

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A new counter-terrorism summit will debut in New York next month and will feature former U.S. President George W. Bush as keynote speaker.
9/11 panel leaders: U.S. still vulnerable

9/11 panel leaders: U.S. still vulnerable

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- Leaders of the 9/11 Commission organized to examine the terror attacks nine years ago say the United States remains vulnerable to terrorist assaults.

Kean: Terror suspect did U.S. 'a favor'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Terror suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab did the United States "a favor," former Sept. 11 Commission Chairman Thomas Kean said Sunday.
Intel lapses compared to those pre-9/11

Intel lapses compared to those pre-9/11

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Intelligence lapses before the U.S. airline bombing attempt recall those preceding the 2001 terror attacks, says the former Sept. 11 commission chairman.

Group urges standard for interrogations

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- A single standard is needed for all U.S. interrogators, a bipartisan group of national security experts said in an advertisement that ran Monday.
Kean: CIA impeded 9/11 inquiry

Kean: CIA impeded 9/11 inquiry

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The chairman of the Sept. 11 commission Monday criticized the CIA, accusing the U.S. spy agency of interfering with the panel's work.

The 9/11 panel and the CIA tapes

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- The CIA assured the Sept. 11 Commission that all requested information on al-Qaida interrogations had been turned over, it was reported Saturday.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006.
By United Press International

Democrat Menendez holds N.J. Senate seat

TRENTON, N.J., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- New Jersey voters Tuesday elected Democrat Robert Menendez to the Senate seat that he had held by appointment.

Menendez maintains lead in N.J.

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- New Jersey voters appear likely to elect Robert Menendez to the U.S. Senate seat he obtained through appointment, a poll released Monday said.

Many in N.J. don't like Senate hopefuls

TRENTON, N.J., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- New Jersey voters view the candidates for the U.S. Senate less favorably as Election Day nears than they did in September, a poll released Thursday finds.

N.J. 'mob' ad annoys Italian-Americans

TRENTON, N.J., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A commercial in which a Tony Soprano-style mobster calls U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey his "boy" has angered Italian-American groups.

N.J. Senate race a statistical tie

TRENTON, N.J., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- A famous name has helped keep the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey in a competitive race, a New York Times/CBS News poll finds.

Kean: Terrorism is 'generational threat'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Former New Jersey Gov. Thomas Kean, chairman of the U.S. Sept. 11 commission, says today's terror threat is a generational one.

9/11 Commission heads criticize FBI

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The leaders of the 9/11 commission have criticized the FBI for failing to implement reforms to facilitate the prevention of terrorist attacks.

Sept. 11 panel suspected Pentagon lied

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- New allegations that the Pentagon misled the public about its reaction to the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, are emerging from the Sept. 11 commission.

9/11 report made into comic book

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- The federal report on the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States will soon be available in comic book form.

Cheney, but no candidate, at fundraiser

NEWARK, N.J., March 21 (UPI) -- Democrats are saying U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney is so unpopular that a candidate he raised funds for didn't appear at the event until Cheney had left.

Poll: Republican leads in N.J. Senate race

TRENTON, N.J., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- An early poll finds that Republican Tom Kean has an 11-point lead over Democrat Bob Menendez in the race for New Jersey's U.S. Senate seat.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Dec. 16, the 350th day of 2005 with 15 to follow.
By United Press International

Corzine taps Menendez for his Senate seat

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov.-elect Jon Corzine announced Friday that U.S. Rep. Robert Menendez, a fellow Democrat, will take his U.S. Senate seat.

N.J.'s Codey not interested in Senate

TRENTON, N.J., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Acting New Jersey Gov. Richard Codey said Wednesday that he has no interest in replacing Gov.-elect Jon Corzine in the U.S. Senate.

N.J. still searches for perfect slogan

TRENTON, N.J., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Once upon a time in the 1980s, New Jersey had a slogan that really sang.
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