The state Republican Committee welcomed President Bush to a fundraiser in the spring to help raise cash for GOP candidates in Legislative races, but Rep. Frank LoBiondo says the money wheeling into the 1st district senate race from Camden Democrats is worse.Read More >
When State Sen. Ellen Karcher challenged Assemblywoman Jennifer Beck in a taped television debate with Michael Aron today to explain why she wants to cut $12,000,000 from New Jersey After 3, Beck denied that was one of her budget cuts.
But it was listed as such in a power point on Beck's website - at least until today.
"She was caught in a lie in an NJN debate," Karcher campaign spokesman Michael Premo said of Beck. "When she was called out on it, they altered their website."Read More >
12th district State Senate candidates Ellen Karcher and Jennifer Beck will debate on NJN this weekend. Sunday at 9AM and 11AM.
On NJN's Reporter's Roundtable, host Michael Aron and reporters Tom Moran (Star-Ledger), Jonathan Tamari (Gannett) and Trish Graber (Gloucester County Times) discuss Legislative races, ballot questions and Barack Obama's visit to New Jersey. Friday at 6:30 PM and Sunday at 10AM.Read More >
Brian Brown, Executive Director of the National Organization for Marriage and Chairman of Common Sense America, has begun airing radio advertisements targeting Assemblyman Nelson Albano in the first district, say Democrats.
Democrats say that Brown has purchased $21,000 worth of air time on two stations owned by Millennium Radio: SoJo 97.3 and Cat Country 107.3.
The 30-second spot reportedly refers negatively to Albano’s endorsement by Garden State Equality, the state’s most prominent gay rights group, who also backed his running mates, Assemblyman/State Senate candidate Jeff Van Drew and Assembly candidate Matt Milam.Read More >
Assemblyman Gordon Johnson apologized today for donating $1,850 to controversial political activist Lyndon LaRouche in 2005 and 2006.
"Had I been aware of the LaRouche record of anti-Semitism I obviously would not have made my contributions," said Johnson, who will ask for a refund.Read More >
Secretary of State Kim Guadagno issued a final decision late today in which she affirmed on all counts the June 18 decision of Administrative Law Judge Edward Delanoy, ordering that Alieta Eck be placed on the ballot for the August 13th United States Senate special election primary.Read More >
Hudson freeholder board: Rivera out Hudson County Freeholder Eliu Rivera of Jersey City has submitted his resignation papers and is expected to be gone July 1st. PolitickerNJ http://www.politickernj.com/66559/hudson-freeholder-board-rivera-out-maldonado Eck withstands Lonegan’s challenge An administrative law judge this evening ruled that U.S. Senate candidate Alieta Eck can remain...
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BY BOB BOWSER To the citizens of the great city of East Orange, I am eternally grateful that you have allowed me to serve as your Mayor for the past sixteen years. As a community of concerned citizens, you have been willing participants in... Read More >
“I haven’t made up my mind whether to do that." - Speaker Sheila Oliver (D-34) on whether she will seek a third term as speaker.- The Bergen Record
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