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.
After weeks of speculation, the direction of the Newark mayoral race may take an important turn today as prominent members of the Payne political family gather at Newark's Robert Treat Hotel at 11:30 a.m.
The campaign of Newark mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries has called a press conference at which both U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-10) and Essex County deputy chief of staff and former state Assemblyman William D. Payne will be present.Read More >
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By Suzanne M. Walters When unions representing local police and firefighters cannot agree to new contract terms with local governments, State law mandates that the parties submit to binding arbitration. A third-party referee, then, sets the... Read More >
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