TRENTON - Almost two weeks after Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-15) swept the CD12 Democratic primary over state Sen. Linda Greenstein (D-14), state Senator Bob Smith (D-17) says he still has “no clue” what contributed to Coleman’s surprising margin of victory.Read More >
Governor Chris Christie has agreed to come to Paterson on July 1 to give Jose “Joey” Torres the oath of office, the mayor-elect told North Jersey.com.Read More >
If you haven't read it yet, the Wall Street Journal's treatment of the Republican U.S. Senate candidacy of Jeff Bell provides some interesting insights into the man who wants to supplant U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) in the November general election.Read More >
NEWARK - In the midst of an exuberant post-election Unity Party in downtown Newark last week, Hudson County Freeholder Third District candidate Gerard "Gerry" Balmir Jr. underscored his belief that his main political ally, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, is a big backer of a key concept for Democrats: diversity.Read More >
PolitickerNJ.com's Mark Bonamo will appear on WBGO's Newark Today program tonight to discuss the transition to new political leadership in Newark, the state's largest city.Read More >
The New Republic has a piece out today claiming a Pulitzer Prize author and former New York Times war correspondent plagiarized the work of a well-known reporter in New Jersey circles.Read More >
Travelling in Colorado today, Gov. Chris Christie, head of the Republican Governors Association, called Colorado's governor's race "winnable for Republicans" and pledged to visit the state often in support of GOP gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez.Read More >
By JEFF BRINDLE Much has been written about the magnitude of campaign spending by independent special interest groups. But until now, there has been little discussion about the impact. During the 2012 Presidential and Congressional contests,... Read More >
“We lived up to our end of the bargain. He didn’t live up to his end of the deal.” - Ed Connolly, president of the New Jersey Firemen’s Benevolent Association.- The Bergen Record
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