Senior Democrats are mobilizing this afternoon for an all-out assault on Republicans in the wake of today’s hearing on several gun control measures.
Democratic leaders have planned a call this afternoon that will include party pollsters to plan their public relations strategy in an attempt to exploit GOP opposition to what Democrats view as common sense gun control measures.
Among the specifics to be discussed was the no votes posted by the GOP committee members on a measure that would prohibit anyone on the terrorism watch list from owning a handgun.
“This is a gold mine,” said a source familiar with the plans for the call.
NEWARK - U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman laughed and exclaimed "So close!" when asked by a member of the press about the ongoing federal investigation into the September 2013 George Washington Bridge access lane closure incident, a.k.a. the Bridgegate scandal, at a Tuesday press conference in downtown Newark. Then Fishman soberly addressed the progress his office has made.Read More >
By JEFF BRINDLE Much has been written about the magnitude of campaign spending by independent special interest groups. But until now, there has been little discussion about the impact. During the 2012 Presidential and Congressional contests,... Read More >
“We lived up to our end of the bargain. He didn’t live up to his end of the deal.” - Ed Connolly, president of the New Jersey Firemen’s Benevolent Association.- The Bergen Record
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