Recent Posts from The Back Room

Revel: no 'qualified bidders'

A source familiar with Revel said the Atlantic City casino's board will vote today to have an expedited closing, and will announce that there are currently no qualified bidders to purchase the bankrupt business.

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PolitickerNJ's Bonamo to appear on weekend TV

PolitickerNJ reporter Mark Bonamo will appear on a weekend public interest television program. 

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The Death of Joan Bramhall

The Daily Record this afternoon issued a report on the shooting deaths of Joan and John Bramhall, which has more details than anything else written to this point.

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A View from the Bridge: Sokolich to fundraise for Tedesco

George Washington Bridge Mayor Mark Sokolich of Fort Lee on Monday will helm a fundraiser for Bergen County Executive candidate James Tedesco.

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Report: Christie returns Monday with statewide crime-fighting initiative

Two weeks after local mayors bound together to launch an anti-crime initiative, Gov. Chris Christie will follow suit with his own plan.

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Christie: Union City down, Mexico next

Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey will journey to Mexico next month "to meet with the country’s new president, court its corporate titans and mingle with its cultural leaders," according to a report today in The New York Times.

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More Atlantic City agony

A standing room only local crowd descended on the Atlantic City Council chamber last night to protest a proposed 29% tax increase.

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Report: 'I'm still Vinny'

A report in the Star-Ledger this afternoon throws light on a job Speaker Vinny Prieto (D-32) has with a "Camden-based" firm whose owner is a donor to South Jersey Democrats.

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O'Dowd not a sure-bet, say sources

Once seen as a summertime sure-bet, the nomination of Kevin O'Dowd for attorney general now has insiders wondering.

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The Land of Kim Guadagno

What could be better than another week of Acting Gov. Kim Guadagno driving around the state with no press avails?

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Legislation needed for publicly financed gubernatorial elections

By JEFF BRINDLE It is critical that the Legislature soon enact a pending bill that would ensure the state’s Gubernatorial Public Financing Program is available in the event of a special election for governor.  Not only is there no current legal... Read More >


Sports and politics do mix: Welcome the next NFL Commissioner, Condi Rice          There are many sports fans who insist on believing that old bromide that sports and politics do... more »
(9-17-14) Viral Video Prompts Questionable NJ Municipal Ordinance -  Socrates said, “While I might disagree with what you say, I will defend to the death your right to say... more »
(Asbury Park, NJ) -- There's a word for someone who says one thing and does another: hypocrite.  There's no shortage of 'em in Trenton -- from ... more »
 The following letter was sent today to Republican state legislators, county chairs, state committee members, and New Hampshire... more »

Quote of the Day

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“The fact is that they’ve been digging around for eight months now and have found absolutely nothing. Wrap up your work. Do your job." - Gov. Chris Christie

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