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Kevin McArdle

Kevin McArdle has been the State House Correspondent since 2002. He's covered the resignation of former Governor Jim McGreevey, the Governor Dick Codey Administration, the Jon Corzine/Doug Forrester 2005 gubernatorial campaign, the State government shutdown of 2006, the near fatal car crash of former Governor Jon Corzine, the 2009 Jon Corzine/Chris Christie gubernatorial campaign and the Christie Administration to date including acting as pool reporter for Governor Christie has he toured the state (via helicopter and motorcade) in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. McArdle has won multiple Associated Press awards for spot reporting and received the Edward R. Murrow Award in 2008 for coverage of then-Governor Jon Corzine's 800% toll increase proposal.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Donald Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker
Republican presidential candidates (L-R) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Donald Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)
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GOP Presidential Debate Winners and Losers

The much-anticipated Republican presidential debate Thursday night had some fireworks from the ever-controversial Donald Trump, but a pair of political experts said that didn't necessarily make him the winner. They were also split on how Gov. Chris Christie did.

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Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks at his South Carolina campaign kickoff rally in Bluffton, S.C.
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks at his South Carolina campaign kickoff rally in Bluffton, S.C.(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
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Why Trump is the X Factor on GOP Presidential Debate

Tonight's much anticipated Republican presidential debate is expected to draw a huge audience due in large part to Donald Trump's participation. The controversial Trump will be in the spotlight, but the other nine candidates, including Gov. Chris Christie want a share of that spotlight.

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(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Support for legalizing marijuana is rising in New Jersey

Momentum is building in the Garden State for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use, according to a survey released Friday by Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind in conjunction with the New Jersey affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Gambling chips on a roulette table at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City
Gambling chips on a roulette table at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
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NJ Casino Expansion on Hold until 2016?

Supporters of a ballot question asking New Jersey voters to amend the constitution to allow casinos outside of Atlantic City are not conceding that it won't happen this year, but they are losing confidence. In order for voters to get the chance in November, a resolution must receive final legislative approval by Aug. 3.

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How much should the feds know about your child’s school days?

Should the federal government know how many times your child has visited the school nurse or guidance counselor? Schools in New Jersey collect and forward this information but the practice could soon be illegal under legislation moving through Trenton.

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(Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
(Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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Poll: Christie Trails Among Possible GOP Presidential Candidates

Democrats across the country like former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and they want and expect her to be their party's 2016 presidential candidate, according to the latest national poll released Wednesday by Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind. Republicans are largely uncertain.

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