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Senator Turner's Full Statement on CD12

Senator Turner's Full Statement on CD12

Senator Shirley K. Turner (D-15) today released the following statement regarding her decision concerning a congressional run for the 12th district seat being vacated by Congressman Rush Holt:

“After much deliberation and discussion with my family, I have decided against seeking the nomination for the 12th congressional district.  I am grateful to the voters who provided me with another four-year term, and I am committed to completing that term... 

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Congressman Runyan done in CD3

Congressman Runyan done in CD3

U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan (R-3) announced his decision this morning not to seek re-election in 2014.

“After a great deal of thought and discussions with my family, I have decided not to seek re-election in 2014," Runyan said in a statement. "Politics shouldn't be a career and I never intended to make it one.  While it has truly been an honor to serve the people of New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District, at this stage in my life, and more importantly, the lives of my three children, spending time with them is my top priority.  As I serve out the rest of my term, I will continue to work hard on behalf of the people of South Jersey."

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WINNERS and LOSERS: Post Mortem

WINNERS and LOSERS: Post Mortem

BRIDGEWATER - The list is in flux, let's point that out right away.

We will probably have to write another one by the end of the week.

But some matters are settled right now without argument or need for revision, like a big win by the establishment...

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Welcome to Election Day: the polls are open

Welcome to Election Day: the polls are open

It is Election Day, New Jersey, and the polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Voters will decide whether incumbent Republican Gov. Chris Christie should have another four years in office.

His opponent is state Sen. Barbara Buono (D-18) from Middlesex County, a Democrat.

Forty senators and 80 assemblypeople are also on the ballot this year as Democrats try to maintain their majorities in the Senate and Assembly. Democrats today have a 24-16 edge on Republicans in the Senate and a 48-32 majority in the Assembly.

PolitickerNJ.com will have veteran reporters deployed to every region of the state all day and all night to bring you up to the minute developments on this historic political event.

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Sires salutes Chairman Phil Thigpen

Sires salutes Chairman Phil Thigpen

U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (D-8) issued a formal statement on the death of Essex County Chairman Phil Thigpen.

"I am deeply saddened to hear about the death of my good friend Essex County Democratic Chairman Phil Thigpen," Sires said. "The residents of Essex County have lost a great leader and the Thigpen family has lost a beloved patriarch. My sympathies go out to his wife Ernestine and the entire Thigpen family. His dedication to his community truly epitomizes the dignity and determination of what it means to be a public servant. I salute Chairman Thigpen on a life well lived."

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PolitickerNJ.com/State Street Wire's Reporting Team: Mooney

PolitickerNJ.com/State Street Wire's Reporting Team: Mooney

The PolitickerNJ.com/State Street Wire Team heads toward Election Day in the command position as New Jersey's premiere politics reporting squad in the state.

Going forward, we will be in the backrooms of the Statehouse and on the ground and streets in the towns and cities of the greatest political culture on the planet.

Meet the men behind PolitickerNJ.com's reporting... 

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PolitickerNJ.com's Reporting Team: Arco

PolitickerNJ.com's Reporting Team: Arco

The PolitickerNJ.com/State Street Wire Team heads toward Election Day in the command position as New Jersey's premiere politics reporting squad in the state.

Going forward, we will be in the backrooms of the Statehouse and on the ground and streets in the towns and cities of the greatest political culture on the planet.

Meet the men behind PolitickerNJ.com's reporting... 

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PolitickerNJ.com's Reporting Team: Bonamo

PolitickerNJ.com's Reporting Team: Bonamo

The PolitickerNJ.com/State Street Wire Team heads toward Election Day in the command position as New Jersey's premiere politics reporting squad in the state.

Going forward, we will be in the backrooms of the Statehouse and on the ground and streets in the towns and cities of the greatest political culture on the planet.

Meet the men behind PolitickerNJ.com's reporting... 

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Wake-Up Call

Morning Digest: April 23, 2014

Colorado politicians invite Christie to experience 'Rocky Mountain High'Colorado politicians slapped back at Gov. Chris Christie after he questioned their Rocky Mountain quality of life under the rule of legalized marijuana.“Whether it’s hiking season or snow season, we invite Gov. Christie to experience Colorado’s quality of life anytime,"  Sen....

Op-Ed

How the City of Paterson became a city in crisis

By HAYTHAM YOUNES As the May 13th election for Paterson officials nears, I've noticed a lot of candidates running using slogans and empty promises as if they weren't around watching Paterson get to where it's at today. I think it's important that... Read More >

Contributors

(4-23-14) Bridgegate Witnesses Not "RATS" if Testimony is Forced -Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson’s decision last week was covered in most newspapers and blogs as an affirmation of the... more »
(Absecon Island, NJ) --With his shocking win in last year's election, Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian emerged as one of the most intriguing figures in the New Jersey political... more »
When it comes to profiling Christie, facts are for wussies (4/10/14) - As the national media stories on our Guv pile up, expect more blunders about the Garden State.... more »
This week I begin a series called Dispatches from Somewhere Else. Based on my on-going experiences as an everyman in New Jersey politics, these Dispatches review the hollowness of... more »

Quote of the Day

Quote of the day

“The good news of tonight is that these problems are fixable.” - Gov. Chris Christie

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