Newark Mayor Cory Booker wasn't in attendance at the gubernatorial campaign kickoff of state Sen. Barbara Buono (D-18) this afternoon.
"He had the commitment to be on the Bill Maher show for weeks before they scheduled her announcement," said Booker political strategist Mark Matzen. "We told them he would not be able to be there, but he is committed to her candidacy and will campaign for her up and and down the state."
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By JON BRAMNICK Voices around the country agree with our concern that "bipartisan committee led by John Wisniewski is partisan." Below are observers who agree Wisneiwski's committee is not bipartisan: Chuck Todd, NBC News: "Democrats made a mistake... Read More >
“The new agenda is charter schools. It’s a profit-making business. $500 million will not be in our hands. The school board is an advisory board. We are not going to tell the governor to unleash the dollars. Don’t be fooled. It’s not abracadabra. It’s politics.” - Paterson Mayor Jeff Jones- PolitickerNJ.com
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