By PolitickerNJ Staff | January 8th, 2013 - 5:48pm
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Bergen County Democratic Party operative Adam Silverstein's 2012 "Baby Ad" is in the running for a Campaigns and Elections Magazine Reed Award in the local, county or judicial candidate television ad category. 

The Reed Awards recognize excellence in campaign management, political consulting and political design and bestows honors in more than 90 categories. The competition also includes 15 special categories such as Best Campaign Comeback and Most Daring (and Successful) Tactic.  

Winners, selected by a panel of over 20 judges representing the industry's best campaigning experts, will be announced at the 2013 Reed Awards on Friday, Feb. 1, in Washington, D.C. Chosen from the largest and smallest organizations in the industry, the winners will represent the latest techniques and talent in the business.  Winners will receive a crystal statue and recognition in Campaigns & Elections in print and online. The awards, named after Campaigns & Elections' founder Stanley Foster Reed, embodies his mission to strive for excellence in political campaigning.

A link to Silverstein's "Baby Ad," featuring the debut performance of his son, can be found below...

http://youtu.be/j1C8VNXuiwQ

 

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FDU Poll: 51% favor physician-assisted suicide bill

For the second time in three years, the New Jersey Legislature is considering a bill that would allow physician-assisted suicide for terminal patients with fewer than six months to live. The most recent statewide poll of New Jersey residents from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind finds a majority of New Jerseyans support the legislation, and are personally comfortable with ending one’s life with physician assistance if faced with a terminal illness.

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