New Jerseyans Don’t Want To Pay For Gov. Christie’s Struggling Campaign

by KIRA LERNER – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) campaign appears to be struggling. Two months after officially launching his campaign, the candidate is sagging in the polls and is failing to compete with his challengers who are dominating the media. And as of last week, he is facing a lawsuit from advocacy groups in his home state demanding he reimburse taxpayers for state funds he has used while campaigning across the country. New Jersey Working Families, two other groups and a number of New Jersey residents filed a lawsuit Friday asking the court to find that his campaign’s spending constitutes a “wrongful and unprivileged conversion of taxpayer funds.” The suit also asks the court to require Christie’s campaign to reimburse the state for the cost of his security detail’s accommodations he campaigns across the United States. “Our intent here is really simple,” Analilia Mejia, the executive director of NJ...

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Report Claims Child Finds Loaded Gun In John Boehner’s Bathroom During Capitol Visit

By VERA, Addicting Info – An abandoned and loaded pistol was discovered by a young child in Sen. John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) Capitol suite bathroom, turning an innocent visit to the Capitol into a life-threatening situation. The child, who is believed to be 7 or 8 years old, was visiting the Capitol with his parents on March 24, and suddenly put in danger by a member of Boehner’s security, who had clumsily left the loaded weapon behind. To make matters even more concerning, the gun the little boy found wasn’t a gun with a traditional safety – this particular pistol fires once the trigger is pulled. This isn’t the first time Capitol police have left a loaded weapon nonchalantly lying around, according to a Capitol Police report obtained by Roll Call on Thursday.  On January 29, a gun and magazine was left by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s security detail. The gun had...

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