“What a truly remarkable journey it has been to get to this point. It is important to enjoy this moment and congratulate the people who have helped to make it possible but it also important to start looking at the next step that needs to be taken.Read More >
As the final days of the campaign are upon us, Bergen County Sheriff candidate Michael Saudino has gained a great deal of momentum with endorsements from The Bergen Record and the NJ Laborers Union.Read More >
HACKENSACK – Sheriff Leo McGuire, known for his animated speeches, may have gone beyond his ebullient self yesterday speaking to a group of seniors in Ridgefield Park.
When Republican candidates Kathe Donovan, who is running for county executive, and Michael Saudino, who is running for sheriff, showed up to speak with the seniors, McGuire blew his lid, according to the Republicans.
“How embarrassing, ladies and gentlemen, for these people in here politicizing your senior center,” Republican Freeholder Rob Hermansen, who also stopped by, said he heard McGuire tell the crowd.
Hermansen said he was also a victim of McGuire’s tongue-lashing.
McGuire said the Republicans crashed a “county-funded senior center” to politick.Read More >
“We feel Michael Saudino brings credibility and integrity at a time when our institutions of government are distrusted by many New Jerseyans,” said Raymond M. Pocino, vice president and eastern regional manager of the Laborers’ International Union of North America.”Read More >
A judge agreed today that Bergen County Sheriff Leo McGuire was right to remove a link from his department's official website to his personal Twitter page, which touted a campaign golf outing fundraiser. The judge said the link must stay down.
McGuire’s opponent, Emerson Police Chief Michael Saudino, filed a suit alleging the link was a violation of election laws prohibiting the use of public resources for campaigning.
The Democrats claimed an auto-feed sent the golf outing info from his Facebook account, to his LinkedIn account, to his Twitter account, which appears on the official sheriff’s office website.
“Clearly he’s using public resources for private gain,” Saudino attorney John McCann said today. “He’s refusing at this point to take his Facebook down. I didn’t hit (the Facebook account) hard in my brief (…) Do I have to file another lawsuit?”Read More >
Saudino needs to choose between Emerson Police Chief or Bergen County Sheriff candidate.Read More >
Emerson Police Chief Michael Saudino is revving up his race against Bergen County Sheriff Leo McGuire, fueled by an internal poll that has him only three points behind the popular McGuire and by endorsements from the chiefs and the rank and file – the Bergen County Police Chiefs and PBA.
But just like a cockroach, some bad news just refuses to die. Leave it to politics to keep the roach on life support.
Just as over the summer when he faced former ATF agent Dominick Polifrone, court documents from Saudino’s 1988 divorce proceedings from his former wife, Linda, are being circulated by unknown sources.
In a complaint filed by his then-wife, she alleges “extreme cruelty” at the hands of Saudino, including physical and mental abuse.
Linda Saudino has since penned two affidavits to the contrary, stating that the inflammatory comments were “the product of an attorney angling for the best and fastest results.”Read More >
Bergen County Chiefs Endorse Donovan for Bergen County Executive and Saudino for Bergen County SheriffRead More >
"November’s election will be a referendum on who is fighting for Bergen County’s taxpayers"Read More >
TRENTON - It was tough, that 12th District Democratic Primary pitting three well-known legislators against one another.Read More >
Winners and Losers: Week of September 15th WINNERS Chris Christie NBC News reported Thursday evening that the U.S. Attorney’s Office has determined after a nine-month investigation that there is 'no evidence" so far that the governor had advance knowledge about any politically motivated scheme around the bridge lane closures...
By JEFF BRINDLE It is critical that the Legislature soon enact a pending bill that would ensure the state’s Gubernatorial Public Financing Program is available in the event of a special election for governor. Not only is there no current legal... Read More >
"In many ways, Fulop has embraced McGreevey’s granular-level approach to retail politics, racing around the state to raise money for congressional candidates in South Jersey one night, showing up at a Morris County Democratic Party function the next. His administration has also awarded legal work to Weiner Lesniak, the Parsippany-based firm run by state Sen. Ray Lesniak, the Union County Democratic Party power broker." - columnist Charles Stile- The Bergen Record
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