More than 3,000 people packed a gym at St. Peter’s College in Jersey City on Wednesday to hear Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.
"My voice is a little hoarse, my eyes are a little bleary, my back is a little sore, but my spirit is strong," he told the crowd. "And I am ready to bring about change in America, how about you?"
Obama reveled in his Jersey City audience, and his campaign staff urged the impassioned crowd to take a more active role in the February 5 primary in a state where Hillary Clinton has won most of the party establishment endorsements and maintains a double digit lead in independent polls.Read More >
The Justice Department is conducting an internal inquiry into the process used to award lucrative no-bid federal monitor contracts after U.S. Attorney Christopher Christie gave a deal worth as much as $52 million to former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, according to a New York Times report.
Rep. Frank Pallone wrote to Attorney General Michael Mukasey last November, following published reports that Christie had given contracts to Ashcroft, two other former Bush administration officials, and to former state Attorney General Davis Samson. Rep. Bill Pascrell is pushing for a congressional hearing on the federal monitor issue.Read More >
Mocked by Bridget Ann Kelly and David Wildstein last year in a text message exchange, Democratic Party/Latino activist Cid Wilson is now the butt of a joke on the Conan Show.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...
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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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