The age issue doesn't go away.
New Jersey voters approve 42 – 34% of the job U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg is doing, but say 46 – 36% that he does not deserve to be reelected next year.
According to a Quinnipiac Poll released today, Lautenberg is too old to effectively serve another six years, voters say 54 – 40%. Republicans say 62 – 30% that Lautenberg is too old, a feeling shared by independent voters 55 – 42%. Democrats split 47 – 48% on the subject.Read More >
Gov. Jon Corzine has a 49%-40% approval rating, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released this morning. He was at 48%-39% in July. U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg has a 46%-36% approval rating, but 54% of voters say he is too old to serve for six more years. Against an unnamed Republican challenger, Lautenberg leads 39%-36% -- a statistical dead-heat.
Republican U.S. Attorney Christopher Christie has a 40%-14% approval rating, but voters say they don't won't him to run against Lautenberg or Corzine.Read More >
There’s a kindly-looking, self-deprecating man presiding in the upper house. Senate President Richard Codey tells a boy entrusted as the day’s gavel pounder that they’ll get out of the Senate chamber earlier than the boy’s schoolmates, who are still stranded in a classroom somewhere. Later, he’s posing for pictures with what look to be the female, senior citizen contents of a bus that was bound for Atlantic City, since detoured to Trenton to see the former governor.Read More >
Add U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez's name to the list of Democrats around the state unhappy with the choice of Assemblyman Jason O'Donnell as state party chairman.Read More >
PolitickerNJ.com interview: Jason O’Donnell Confident he has the votes to be the next Democratic State chairman, Jason O’Donnell said his objective will be to drive the core message of the Democratic Party. “My main objective is to bring Democrats home,” said O’Donnell, 41, an assemblyman from Bayonne. “If we...
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By Tedford J. Taylor No topic is a less likely conversation-starter than our eventual deaths. Still, there is a lot to talk about. When polled, about 90 percent of people presented with end-of-life scenarios prefer the prospect of dying at home with... Read More >
"I'm beyond disgusted by his choice." - Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly on Paterson Councilman Anthony Davis' decision to back Gov. Chris Christie.- PolitickerNJ.com
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