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Frank Pallone endorses Phil Murphy

Phil Murphy just picked up what is – unless I’m forgetting something? – the first endorsement in the still-getting-organized 2017 Guv race from a member of the New Jersey congressional delegation. And it comes from close to home, from his...Read more

Resolution of TTF awaits yet another day

We are caught in the briar patch. Today votes by N.J. lawmakers on the TTF package is stalled at least until until Friday. Senators said that the upper chamber was short the 30 votes necessary to force an emergency vote...Read more

Why Are the Labor Unions Endorsing Someone Who’s Not Running for Governor?

Phil Murphy is scoring insurance runs across the state as he appears headed toward an uncontested Democratic primary in next year’s gubernatorial election. So why are the labor unions publicly endorsing Senate President Steve Sweeney, who as far as the general...Read more

You knew this was coming. And here it is.

Last night’s VEEPster debates were excruciating to watch; yammering boys talking over each other, and moderator Elaine Quijano doing her best to traffic cop some order (failing, but maybe not her fault). Pick-a-little-talk-a-little-cheep-cheep-cheep. On the surface – and there was...Read more

FDU/ Public Mind Poll Has Clinton Up 10 Nationally

Farleigh Dickinson’s Public Mind Poll has Democrat Hillary Clinton hitting the magical 50% level nationally with a 10 point lead over Republican nominee Donald Trump who sits at a terrible 40%. With Libertarian Gary Johnson and Green Jill Stein included...Read more

Roundup and Open Thread for Wednesday, October 5, 2016

ELECTION 2017 Sources: Five counties are ready to line up behind Phil Murphy for Governor: Hudson, Bergen Middlesex, Passaic, and Morris.  Middlesex may be wobblier than the others. (Max Pizarro) Newark Mayor Ras Baraka gets on board with Murphy.  Hillsborough Assemblyman Jack...Read more

Baraka Gets on Board with Murphy

Just a week after Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop surprised the pol watchers as he declined to enter the 2017 gubernatorial race and instead focus on reelection and endorse Ambassador Phil Murphy for governor, Newark mayor Ras Baraka is now expected...Read more

The David Sirota tweet that made my day

This was really rewarding, and the very best way to find out this afternoon that yet another Chris Christie scandal is as real as we always knew it was. Here's @Olivianuzzi slandering a Christie whistleblower:...Read more

Monmouth Poll – looks good for Hillary Clinton in PA

A new Monmouth Poll out today has Hillary Clinton up a fairly comfortable 10 points over Donald Trump. Clinton’s at 50% to Trump’s 40% after a monumentally bad week for the tangerine-hued Republican. How bad? A debate flop of colossal proportions...Read more

Gasland filmmaker Josh Fox for CD7 challenger Peter Jacob

Filmmaker Josh Fox with CD7 Democratic Nominee Peter Jacob Wednesday, October 5th – 7- 9 pm The Imperia (1714 Easton Ave, Somerset) More info & to purchase tickets FYI – Blue Jersey’s Q&A with Peter Jacob Peter Jacob has an uphill campaign...Read more

Tonight: Kaine v. Pence – VEEP Debate Watch Parties

A record-breaking 84 million people tuned in to watch the first Clinton-Trump debate, not including the throngs that streamed it. Tonight is the one and only VP debate, and if you feel the need to watch that go down in...Read more

VoteVets is asking for your help with an offensive NRA ad

PHOTO: Screenshot of NRA ad showing graves of dead veterans. Via VoteVets is asking for support in getting the National Rifle Association to take down ads they’re running on TV and online that features the graves of military veterans. One...Read more

News Roundup for Tuesday, October 4, 2016

A Little Bit of Bernie in My Life… Assembly-Super-man Reed Gusciora (D—16) has introduced a bill to create a government-operated health insurance plan that he said will stabilize the volatile market. Naturally, the bill, A4211, has hit industry hurdles amid...Read more

NJ Politics: Three men walk into a room

“No one else was in the room where it happened. No one really knows how the game is played. The art of the trade. How the sausage gets made. We just assume that it happens. No one really knows how...Read more

The Trump Foundation is not a registered charity in New Jersey

The New York Attorney General on September 30  ordered that the Trump Foundation must “immediately cease” its fundraising activities in New York because it failed to register as a charity. Well, the foundation is not registered in New Jersey either....Read more

Attention NJ active duty & veterans families, this is the importance your potential commander in chief places on your life and your well-being after you’ve served.

Last year Donald Trump suggested Sen. John McCain – who survived 5 years of torture as a POW – wasn’t a real war hero because, as he said, “I like people who weren’t captured.” And there was a hail of criticism,...Read more

Join Dave Cole tonight at 7pm on facebook

Join Dave Cole tonight for a facebook live discussion at 7pm – at Dave’s Facebook page. During the live stream you can ask questions, comment on what’s being discussed, and share the feed on your facebook to encourage others to take part....Read more

Hillary Hits Trump for Avoiding Taxes by Screwing AC

A very well done ad from the Clinton campaign slamming Trump for using his devastation of Atlantic City to offset his profits elsewhere and avoid paying federal taxes for around 20 years. Millions of Americans work hard and pay their...Read more

The words of the prophets: Trump International Hotel gets graffitied

And the people bowed and prayed To the neon god they made And the sign flashed out its warning In the words that it was forming And the sign said, the words of the prophets are written on the subway...Read more

News Roundup for Monday, Oct. 3, 2016

“If Ras Baraka seems to be everywhere in Newark, it’s because he is.” Two years into his term, Newark mayor Baraka getting results (Mark Di Ionno) The Best and the Brightest Bridgegate Trial: We get the sizzle but doggone it where’s the...Read more

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