Several Republican leaders are saying that Bill Spadea, the Republican nominee for Congress against Rush Holt in 2004, is mulling a bid for the United States Senate next year. The former Marine and past College Republican National Chairman could wind up as the conservative primary rival State Senator Thomas Kean, Jr. has been trying so hard to avoid. Spadea was expected to run again for the 12th district seat (he won 40% last year), but abruptly withdrew from the race last month. He is also considered a possible candidate for Mercer County Executive in 2007.
Lew Candura, the veteran chair of the Morris County Democratic Committee, will retire this year and back the organization's executive director, Chip Robinson, to serve as his successor.Read More >
Days Since Last Christie Press Conference (Jan. 9)
Bridget Anne Kelly’s attorney says lawmakers rushed to judgement An attorney for former top Gov. Chris Christie administration official Bridget Anne Kelly filed paperwork arguing his client shouldn’t have to comply with a legislative subpoena. The documents, filed by Kelly attorney Michael Critchley, argues lawmakers rushed to judgment...
By Suzanne M. Walters When unions representing local police and firefighters cannot agree to new contract terms with local governments, State law mandates that the parties submit to binding arbitration. A third-party referee, then, sets the... Read More >
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