Ex-Seton Hall basketball star Jerry Walker is telling people he's ready to run for mayor of Jersey City, sources tell PolitickerNJ.com.
To this point it's been a brutal two-man race between incumbent Jerry Healy and challenger Downtown City Councilman Steve Fulop.
Walker wants to change that and offer himself as an alternative, sources say.
For her part, while she doesn't rule it out right now, state Sen. Sandra Cunningham (D-31), Jersey City, appears focused on her Senate seat and not a 2013 mayoral campaign, sources say.
Walker starred for St. Anthony's while in high school and later played at Seton Hall. After graduating, he played briefly for the New Jersey Nets.
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"That's state money and the speaker has never raised an objection to that, and now all of a sudden she objects to her own bill. She's objecting on a basis she hasn't objected before on the TAG Grant program. Let's face it everybody, this is just politics. It's election year and it's politics." - Gov. Chris Christie, on Speaker Sheila Oliver (D-34).- PolitickerNJ.com
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