On NJN’s Reporters Roundtable with Michael Aron, Matt Friedman (PolitickerNJ.com), John Reitmeyer (The Record), Cynthia Burton (Philadelphia Inquirer) and Jonathan Tamari (Gannett New Jersey) join Jim Hooker to talk abou the U.S. Senate primaries, the higher education budget hearing, and Gov. Jon Corzine. Sunday at 10AM.Read More >
FANWOOD - Assemblywoman Linda Stender (D-Union) flexed her party muscles today as she toured a senior care facility here with chief deputy whip in the U.S. House, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), and defended herself against attacks from prospective general election rivals.
Stender, the Democrats’ nominee in the 7th District Congressional District, and Wasserman Schultz, co-chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s Red to Blue program, underscored their commitment to universal health care, Medicare and Social Security.
“We need to elect someone with a conscience, who understands that health care should be a high priority,” said Wasserman Shultz, sitting with Stender in the parlor of the Chelsea at Fanwood. “That’s why I’m here, to highlight Linda’s promising candidacy.”Read More >
Calling him "a champion of workers' rights," the Communications Workers of America, Local 1034, today endorsed U.S. Rep. Robert E. Andrews for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination.
"Rob Andrews has always been a true friend of working families in New Jersey and the nation," said Carla Katz, president of CWA Local 1034. "He is one of the leading advocates in Washington for the economic benefits and health and safety standards he believes should be afforded all workers."Read More >
Lautenberg and Andrews sparred over Iraq.
The age issue reared its head.
Andrews tapped a former foe.
The GOP senate candidates battled.
Evans dropped out.
Kelly and Myers traded barbs.
DiVincenzo geared up.
Things heated up in Orange.
Conaghan had the field to himself.
The subpoenas flew in A.C.
Lesniak went on tour.Read More >
The man reported to be at the center of a controversy over lane closures on the George Washington Bridge is resigning from the Port Authority, according to published reports.Read More >
Lance looking to ensure CD 3 ‘remains in Republican hands’ LAWRENCEVILLE – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7) was no stranger on the campaign trail for Steve Lonegan. When the former Bogota mayor made a bid for the U.S. Senate, Lance traveled outside of his district to celebrate Lonegan’s primary...
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By Christopher Durkin Many New Jersey lawmakers have fought to make it easier to vote. And there has been considerable progress in terms of voter access and information. Voter registration has been made easier, with forms available online that... Read More >
"During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die."- Nelson Mandela
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