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Steve Bannon is out at NSC. But can the Resistance move quickly in a Trump foreign policy disaster?

Steve Bannon is out at National Security Council, with the White House still trying ever so to keep up the appearance that his being there to begin with wasn’t (a) wholly inappropriate (b) evidence of Trump ceding control to unqualified...Read more

News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, April 5, 2017

ELECTIONS 2017 TODAY: Asbury Park Press talks with gubernatorial candidate John Wisniewski on Facebook at 11:00am. A battle could be shaping up on Republican side for gubernatorial nomination, and contested primaries come into focus. (NJ Spotlight) Drilling into a split district: Senator...Read more

Look who’s running as a Republican in Morris County

Morris County folks, here’s the Republican running for an open seat in Morris Township; Dr. Nicole Saphier, a radiologist and TV regular who had the job of explaining things like the ACA to the early morning crowd at Fox & Friends. And...Read more

Watch this great video from NJ 11th for Change

Before Friday’s big Newark rally with DNC’s new Chair Tom Perez and Deputy Chair Keith Ellison, there was a little pre-reception to meet the two. It was by invitation, and besides local Essex electeds, the leaders of activist organizations fighting in NJ11 &...Read more

2017 Primary: Let the race begin

Yesterday at 4:00 pm was the deadline for candidates to submit signed petitions to run in in the June 6 primary. The Division of Elections posts its list of Unofficial Candidates and other information about the 2017 primary here. FOR...Read more

Nes Roundup & Open Thread – Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Congratulations to the Mets and Phillies for their opening day wins. The Gubernatorial Primary is Set. With yesterday being the petition filing deadline, all but one of the party-affiliated candidates garnered enough petitions to appear on the primary ballot. Democrats...Read more

Trump’s Attack on New Jersey

It will take America a long time to recover from the Trump debacle. By the time he (or Mike Pence) leaves office, the income gap will be greater, minority rights will be lessened, international instability will thrive, bigots will be...Read more

NJ Democratic Operative & Talking Head Sues FOX News

Julie Roginsky, a long time Democratic operative in New Jersey who ran the coordinated campaign under Al Gore in 2000, transitioned to a pundit a while back. Largely she did her punditry as FOX News’ resident Democrat. And now she’s...Read more

ACT NOW: Tell Senator Menendez to vote NO on Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Republican Senators plan to move quickly on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U. S. Supreme Court. The Senate Judiciary Committee will likely approve him today and there is a scheduled full Senate vote on Friday. Our U. S....Read more

News Roundup for Monday, April 3, 2017

On MSNBC Sunday, Ras Baraka said the Trump administration’s threat to withhold federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities is an attempt to intimidate local officials into becoming “fugitive slave catchers.”  At Princeton, Sonia Sotomayor talks Hillary, but not Gorsuch. CAMDEN Norcross...Read more

Weekend News Roundup for April 1-2, 2017

Heads-up, Blue Jerseyans. Meet the Press may use Blue Jersey’s video of DNC’s Tom Perez & Keith Ellison this AM. We won’t know till showtime.  DNC’s TOM PEREZ & KEITH ELLISON IN NJ The DNC’s new leadership team – Tom Perez...Read mo...

Quote of the Day from Tom Moran

Star-Ledger Tom Moran’s take-away on the Bridgegate Trial: “If you remember one thing from this trial, make it this: Christie was exposed as a liar on his core claim in this case.” You can read his column  Bridgegate judge’s smack...Read more

New Jersey Gubernatorial Election Advocates come to Burlington County

Last night, Senator Ray Lesniak along with proxies from three of his rivals for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination came to speak at the monthly meeting of Action Together Burlington County. Each candidate was given a strict five-minute time limit –...Read more

NJ’s most powerful Representative: Immigration & Environmental Protection – Part III

With little fanfare Republican Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen, as Chair of the ultra-influential House Appropriations Committee, has become NJ’s most powerful congressman since Peter Rodino chaired the Judiciary Committee during Watergate. He brings with him a strong streak of conservatism mixed...Read more

NJ’s Most Powerful Representative: We need his support on Tax Reform and Infrastructure – Part II

In Part I we looked at the huge influence Republican Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen holds as the newly appointed chair of the House Appropriations Committee. His appointment could mean more federal dollars for New Jersey. His district, a longtime Republican stronghold,...Read more

Perez, Ellison, Ras Fire Up Newark

DNC Chairman Tom Perez and Rep. Keith Ellison, the DNC deputy chair, descended upon the Brick City today for New Jersey Working Families Alliance’s “We Build the Resistance Rally.” The event, which took place at Newark’s Robert Treat Hotel, was...Read more

News Roundup & Open Thread for Friday, March 31, 2017

Hate wins. Then loses. Haddon Heights officials have a change of heart. A Tangled Web. Something is rotten in the Ocean County GOP. When is a Freeholder not a Freeholder? Salem County Democrats want the NJ Supreme Court to decide....Read more

Oppose the budget cuts, the wall and the wars

Madelyn is the Director of New Jersey Peace Action. Promoted by Rosi.  March 19th marked the beginning of the 15th year of the second Gulf War in Iraq.  The first Gulf War began in 1991 and ended within a month. ...Read more

Tom Perez & Keith Ellison in NJ Friday: What do we want to say to them?

Tom Perez and Keith Ellison are coming to New Jersey Friday; Newark, organized by Working Families, and Monmouth. The new Chair & Deputy Chair of the DNC. In addition to the event above, they’re in Monmouth 2pm (details below). Note...Read more

Seriously, am I the last person in America to see this?

In the 1950’s, a TV western featured a con man named Trump, who tried to convince a town they had to build his wall to stave off certain disaster. They called that Trump, “the high priest of fraud.” Not New...Read more

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