The poetry of the mayor’s phrasing leaves young audiences whispering that Barack Obama has nothing on Cory Booker, but the gruffest old time Newarker-naysayers found - or dragged - some youthful allies here Wednesday to join their baleful chants about managerial mayhem in the city.
The fact that almost half of the children participating in Newark Works’ summer employment program didn’t receive their paychecks on time enabled the anti-Booker forces to fit another generation - and another rack of feathers into their war bonnets as they descended on City Hall to berate a likewise chagrined Newark City Council.Read More >
State Senate candidate Richard Dennison has taken the fight to Diane Allen quite a few times. In fact, by Dennison’s own count, today was the fourth time that he has held a press conference in front of Allen’s Burlington legislative office.
“I’m choosing here because it’s symbolic that I’m taking this race to her, that I’m not intimidated by her in the least,” said Dennison.Read More >
Adam Puharic and Vic Scudiery this week speared each other with jabs in the general election free-for-all called Monmouth County politics.
Puharic, the 30-something chairman of the county Republican Party, can take some delight in the fact that county government has historically been Republican, but Scudiery, his old warhorse counterpart with the county Democratic Party, means to take advantage of changing demographics in the one-time sleepy swathe of horse farms turned into a checkerboard of bedroom build-out.Read More >
The ethics war continues in the Eighth District, where Democrats called a Republican attack from yesterday hypocritical, pointing to campaign cash the three Republican candidates received from firms since the 1990s.
The Eighth District Democrats issued a press release today that detailed $526,298 in campaign contributions from county vendors to candidates Dawn Addiego, Scott Rudder and Phil Haines and the county and municipal Republican committees that they served under. According to the press release, the firms that donated received over $26 million in county work.Read More >
President Barack Obama will return to New Jersey next week to tour the Jersey Shore with Gov. Chris Christie.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 >
"That's state money and the speaker has never raised an objection to that, and now all of a sudden she objects to her own bill. She's objecting on a basis she hasn't objected before on the TAG Grant program. Let's face it everybody, this is just politics. It's election year and it's politics." - Gov. Chris Christie, on Speaker Sheila Oliver (D-34).- PolitickerNJ.com
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