NEWARK - Newark mayor candidates Ras Baraka and Shavar Jeffries offered comments about the contents of a State Comptroller's office investigate report released on Wednesday that claims a lack of oversight at the now-shuttered Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corporation (NWCDC) led to a fiscally irresponsible atmosphere and the waste of public money.Read More >
State Sen. Shirley Turner (D-15) could clear her districtmates in a bid for Congress, a source told PolitickerNJ.Read More >
A political insider with deep roots in CD 12 shared thoughts with PolitickerNJ on the 12-plus person mess that is right now the developing Democratic Party Primary in the wake of U.S. Rep. Rush Holt's announcement that he won't pursue re-election. The insider spoke on condition of anonymity..Read More >
New Jersey’s top Senate lawmaker traveled to Texas this week to meet with the National AFL-CIO’s Executive Council.Read More >
Assemblyman Jerry Green's (D-22) politically titillating Trenton-Plainfield united front suggests a Pascrellization of state Sen. Linda Greenstein (D-14), a suburban lawmaker who wants to run for the seat being vacated by the retirement of U.S. Rep. Rush Holt (D-12).Read More >
Dubbed one of the hardest-working retail politicians in the State of New Jersey, state Sen. Linda Greenstein (D-14) has a big leg up on the competition to succeed U.S. Rep. Rush Holt (D-12), who earlier today announced his decision not to pursue re-election.Read More >
Former Paterson Mayor, Lawrence "Pat" Kramer, today endorsed Jose "Joey" Torres for mayor of Paterson in the May 13th nonpartisan election.Read More >
Days Since Last Christie Press Conference (Jan. 9)
BY JEFF BRINDLE Anytime now, the U.S. Supreme Court will render a decision in McCutcheon v. FEC. And while reformists may not like it, the high court is likely to allow national parties to raise far more money. That could strengthen them... Read More >
“Unfortunately for the governor, the investigation appears to be turning him into a more polarizing figure. As recently as late last year, his approval numbers were consistently bigger than his disapproves - by a pretty big margin - and more voters liked everything about him than disliked everything about him. One of the defining characteristics of the governor that makes him a nationally sought after Republican is his widespread appeal in a Democratic state. Bridgegate continues to erode that asset.” - FDU Poll Director Krista Jenkins.- PolitickerNJ.com
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