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Forget about those other endorsements (but thank you), the biggest endorsement news by far today is the endorsement of Barbara Buono for Governor by Republican Mayor Nick Poliseno. It's really stunning news when you think about it. Unlike...Show More Summary
I wasn't planning on writing anything about yesterday's decision by the Boy Scouts of America to allow (finally) (after years of challenge) (making themselves, if it's possible look even more antiquated than they already did) gay boys into their organization, but bar gay men from leadership. Show More Summary
promoted by Rosi Governor Chris Christie consistently gets kudos for being willing to work with President Barack Obama on issues related to the recovery from Hurricane Sandy. But for some reason none of that credit accrues to the President, who is often accused of being unwilling to cross party lines. Show More Summary
Governors & vets honor the USS New Jersey. Edison police officer charged in firebombing of fellow officer's house. "We expect a Secret Service agent to take a bullet for the president. We do not hold teachers to that same standard when it comes to our children. Show More Summary
Oh my. Yes some juggling of word order would perhaps be better. Hope she fixes pronto. Promoted by Rosi. Former Union County Freeholder Nancy Ward is running in a primary against Senator Nick Scutari in the 22nd district, and this is the mailing piece that just hit in the district. I'm pretty sure Ms. Ward is not a State Senator.
Today, Democracy for America (DFA) announced national endorsements for four New Jersey candidates: Barbara Buono (NJ Gov): DFA Chair Jim Dean on Buono: "Since 2010, Chris Christie has tried to drag the consistently blue state of NewShow More Summary
From a membership meeting of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) at Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, with guests senators Shirley Turner, Linda Greenstein and Democratic nominee for governor Sen. Barbara Buono. This is AFT president Donna M. Show More Summary
Barbara Buono is endorsing the executive director of SEIU, Lizette Delgado, to be the NJ state Democrats' number two. She would be the first Latina in New Jersey history to serve in that capacity. Delgado made history in 2002 when she became the first Hispanic to be named Assistant Secretary of State. Show More Summary
promoted by Rosi So apparently in two years there will be a new Major League Soccer team playing in Queens, New York City, New York State. So perhaps the New York Red Bulls, a team that never played anywhere but New Jersey and has a stadium in Harrison, can now start honestly calling themselves the New Jersey Red Bulls? Please?
This afternoon, there's going to be a public protest of Chris Christie's decision to grant a huge windfall with your tax dollars to a company moving hundreds of Jersey jobs out of state. The company is education testing giant Pearson, Inc., a multinational corporation. Show More Summary
Christie: Give Oklahoma what it needs in aid Right. Nevertheless, it's members of his own party - like OK's senators James Inhofe & Tom Coburn who cheerfully vote to limit help to people in need. FLEECED: NJ Economics on Christie's Watch:...Show More Summary
Via Upworthy, those geniuses of rewarding stuff you want your friends to see, via What Would You Do? on ABC News. Let me set this up for you. Carmen, who used to be Christopher. She agreed to participate in a hidden camera exercise at the Colonial Diner on Orient Way in Lyndhurst, NJ - props to them for participating. Show More Summary
Buono campaign going up on TV with this. The buy has been made, I don't know yet for how much. What do you think, Blue Jersey? Buono campaign manager Jonathan Ducote about the ad: "Our new television ad sets the record straight on Governor...Show More Summary
So, apparently, we have the wrong state bird. Carl Golden: Opinion: Buono, Sweeney, and the Democratic Version of 'Mission Impossible' Sweeney, DiVincenzo and assorted county leaders are coming across as openly rooting for a Christie victory. Show More Summary
Start off driving Maine to Washington D.C. or reverse that route, and every state you pass through on the East Coast route recognizes the right of gay people to marry. Except New Jersey. Both gay and straight New Jerseyans have reason to change that. Show More Summary
Politicker is reporting Sen. Buono is telling supporters she'll be up on network and cable TV next week. Hmm, that will certainly be welcome. Maybe it will be this sunny, good-natured intro. ICYMI... What do you think, Blue Jersey?
promoted by Rosi So, there are traditions in the New Jersey Democratic Party. One of them is that the gubernatorial nominee gets to select the Democratic Party Chair for the duration of the campaign. If the nominee loses, the choice is revisited and sometimes they stay, sometimes they don't. Show More Summary
promoted by Rosi Back when Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast Governor Christie suggested we needed to consider climate change. Then in February he said that it was stupid to even ask if climate change had anything to do with Sandy. Now...Show More Summary
Paterson Silk Workers Strike - Mark Magyar looks back, at NJ Spotlight. Chris Christie Joins the Yahoos, Says No "Proof" Climate Change Caused Sandy Christie moves from "climate change is real" (2011) to sounding like the science denier he knows the 2016 GOP base will want. Show More Summary
promoted by Rosi No kidding. I heard an interview on NPR with Hooshang Amirahmadi, the head of Rutgers Center for Middle Eastern Studies, earlier today where he said he had sent in his name. Sounds like a relatively sane and intelligent man, but it's gotta be a stunt.