Clinton, national Democratic leaders to campaign for Corzine in coming days
State Party Chairman Joe Cryan (center) at last week's LG debate at Monmouth University. By Max Pizarro | October 15th, 2009 - 5:57pm
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Democratic State Chairman Joe Cryan today amplified news about next Wednesday's rally with President Barack Obama and a Monday appearance in Middlesex by Vice President Joe Biden by announcing an incoming procession of party leaders for Gov. Jon Corzine, including former President William J. Clinton, United States Congressional members Michael Honda (D-CA) and Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, and Caroline Kennedy.

Clinton will attend a rally with state Sen. Loretta Weinberg (D-Teaneck) next Tuesday afternoon at the Collingswood Ballroom in Collingswood; and a rally with Corzine at Rutgers University in New Brunswick on Tuesday evening.

Honda is scheduled to bond with voters at a Saturday, Oct. 17 Filipino American Heritage Month Rally in Old Bridge, a Chinese Americans’ Moon Festival Rally in Princeton, and a Korean Americans’ Harvest Moon Festival Rally in Engelwood.

Also campaigning Saturday, Sanchez will atrend an Elks Lodge brekafast event in New Brunswick, a Mexican Chamber of Commerce event in Passaic, a luncheon hosted by Assemblywoman Nellie Pou (D-Paterson) for New Jersey Latinas at the Paterson Museum, a meet-and-greet with Latino Small Business Owners at the Harrison Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Harrison, and a late luncheon hosted by Assemblywoman Annette Quijano (D-Elizabeth) for New Jersey Latinas at a restaurant in Elizabeth.

Solis will brunch on Sunday with Pou and New Jersey Latinas at Schuetzen Park in North Bergn.

Kennedy and Stella O’Leary next Wednesday are scheduled to join Gov. Brendan Byrne, Cryan, Assemblyman Tom Giblin (D-Montclair) and Assemblyman John McKeon (D-West Orange) for a rally to simultaneously honor New Jersey’s Irish American mayors and Corzine at the Barclay in Belmar.

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