Days after winning the local election in Jersey City, Mayor-elect Steve Fulop could be seen at Bally's at the annual conference of Democrats.
His appearance turned heads in part because Fulop has yet to issue an endorsement for governor.
He cautioned against reading too much into his presence in AC.Read More >
ATLANTIC CITY – Democratic Party officials came together in Southern Jersey Friday evening to rally behind the state lawmaker set to challenge Republican Gov. Chris Christie.
Sen. Barbara Buono was surrounded in Atlantic City by top party officials who say it’s time to rally behind their standard bearer in the fight to defeat Christie. They argue the incumbent is setting himself up to get ready for a 2016 presidential race, and that he will stray far from working with the needs of New Jersey’s Democratic population if re-elected in November.Read More >
ATLANTIC CITY – Amid some intra-party controversy over the presumptive Democratic gubernatorial nominee’s choice for next state party chairperson, state Sen. Barbara Buono says the party is united.
The likely challenger to Republican Gov. Chris Christie brushed off any notions her decision to tap Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell as next party chairman could cause a divide in the party – as some top Democratic officials have recently suggested.Read More >
ATLANTIC CITY – News that presumptive Democratic gubernatorial nominee Barbara Buono plans to tap Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell as next party chairman got a lukewarm reception among some top party members Friday.
Democrats reacted to the news at the New Jersey Democratic State Committee conference in Atlantic City with few words.Read More >
State Sen. Barbara Buono, the presumptive Democratic gubernatorial nominee, tonight will name Jason O'Donnell as chairman of the state party, according to a high level source in the Buono camp.
Buono will name the Hudson County Assemblyman at the state party's dessert reception, which is part of the annual conference in Atlantic City.Read More >
ATLANTIC CITY – Republican Gov. Chris Christie may be a formidable force for New Jersey Democrats to reckon with, but the outgoing state Democratic chairman says his party made great strides under the Christie tenure.
State Democratic Party Committee chairman Assemblyman John Wisniewski says he’s proud of his accomplishments as chairman over the course of the last three and a half years.Read More >
In the developing back chatter among Union County Democrats about who should succeed outgoing County Democratic Chair Charlotte DeFilippo, the name of state Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-20) surfaced in earnest this week.
Lesniak laughed at the suggestion at first, according to Democrats in the inner sanctum of Union power.
But he later warmed to the idea, exhilarated by his Democratic Primary, sources say.Read More >
ATLANTIC CITY - There was a meeting this afternoon between Speaker Sheila Oliver and Assemblyman Jason O'Donnell at the annual Democratic convention, although there was no indication that out of this meeting would definitely come some kind of agreement.
A short time after leaving the “Step up Women’s” Lunch at the state Democratic conference, Oliver was spotted walking into a Bally’s Casino restaurant with O’Donnell in tow.
The pair sat down at a private table.Read More >
ATLANTIC CITY – The Democratic Party’s presumptive gubernatorial nominee officially tapped Jason O’Donnell as chairman of the state party.Read More >
Morning News Digest: Friday, May 17, 2013 By Matthew Arco Smith intends to fight for HCDO seat as Bernie Kenny's name re-emerges in Fulop era Mayor Jerry Healy’s loss Tuesday night inevitably triggered intra-party discussions about consequences to the Hudson County...
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By Tedford J. Taylor No topic is a less likely conversation-starter than our eventual deaths. Still, there is a lot to talk about. When polled, about 90 percent of people presented with end-of-life scenarios prefer the prospect of dying at home with... Read More >
“You represent the grit and tenacity that make Jersey City special. Thank you for believing in this great American experiment called democracy.” - Jersey City Mayor-elect Steve Fulop, to supporters at his victory party last night.- PolitickerNJ.com
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