Recent Posts from The Back Room's Bonamo appears on WBGO talking about Newark election's Mark Bonamo appeared on WBGO's Newark Today program on Thursday to discuss the May municipal election in Newark, the state's largest city. 

Read More >'s Bonamo on WBGO tonight talking about Newark election's Mark Bonamo will appear on WBGO's Newark Today program tonight to discuss the May municipal election in Newark, the state's largest city. 

The live broadcast, which begins at 8 p.m., can be found on 88.3 FM and will also be livestreamed on the Internet at The award-winning program is hosted by WBGO's Andrew Meyer. 

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Fulop venturing to South Jersey to host Democratic fundraiser

Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop is traveling to South Jersey next month to host a fundraiser for a Democratic congressional hopeful.

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Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith launches third TV ad of mayoral campaign

The campaign of Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith launched its third television ad on Wednesday, 33 days before the May 13 election. 

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Christie and Sweeney to receive honorary degrees

Gov. Chris Christie and Senate President Steve Sweeney are slated to receive honorary degrees from Rowan University, according to the college.

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Police and Fire labor leaders irritated by Christie Town Hall

Governor Chris Christie continues to poke public employees in the eye on a variety of issues ranging from pensions, working conditions, and overall attacks on their
integrity, according to New Jersey State Fraternal Order of Police President Ed Brannigan and Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey President Dominick Marino.

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Quinnipiac: Voters say internal Bridgegate review was a 'whitewash'

The investigation clearing New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie of involvement in Bridgegate was a "whitewash," Garden State voters say, as the governor's job approval drops to 49 - 44 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

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Union IE releases second anti-Jeffries TV ad in Newark

The Working Families Organization (WFO) this morning launched its latest anti Shavar Jeffries commercial aimed at boosting the Newark mayoral candidacy of South Ward Councilman Ras Baraka.

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Report: Christie and Adelson to meet again

Gov. Chris Christie and Republican donor Sheldon Adelson are expected to meet again next month at a Jewish philanthropy event in New York City, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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'The General'

"General," state Sen. Sandy Cunningham (D-31) pronounced with zest in her address this afternoon of Acting Attorney General John Hoffman.

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How the City of Paterson became a city in crisis

By HAYTHAM YOUNES As the May 13th election for Paterson officials nears, I've noticed a lot of candidates running using slogans and empty promises as if they weren't around watching Paterson get to where it's at today. I think it's important that... Read More >


(4-23-14) Bridgegate Witnesses Not "RATS" if Testimony is Forced -Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson’s decision last week was covered in most newspapers and blogs as an affirmation of the... more »
(Absecon Island, NJ) --With his shocking win in last year's election, Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian emerged as one of the most intriguing figures in the New Jersey political... more »
When it comes to profiling Christie, facts are for wussies (4/10/14) - As the national media stories on our Guv pile up, expect more blunders about the Garden State.... more »
This week I begin a series called Dispatches from Somewhere Else. Based on my on-going experiences as an everyman in New Jersey politics, these Dispatches review the hollowness of... more »

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“The good news of tonight is that these problems are fixable.” - Gov. Chris Christie



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