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Blog Profile / Blue Jersey

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Blog Post Archive

November 4, 2014 Electability Inequality

In the Senate race incumbent Cory Booker (D) during the election cycle by October 15 had receipts of almost $18 million. His challenger Jeff Bell (R) raised $518,000. Today we have not only income inequality but electability inequality. Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

The ARC Tunnel would be, what, half built by now? Build $16B Hudson tunnels or economy could lose $100M a day, Amtrak says. Pipeline developer may be using scare tactics to intimidate homeowners Pilgrim Pipelines, seeking to build aShow More Summary

November 4, 2014 Election Polling

The public polls by mid October and early November were correct in projecting who the winners would be. However there was a difference in the quality of their output. The State's Unofficial List of Senate Election Returns indicate that in the race for U. Show More Summary

Inside the Cho Campaign

promoted by Rosi I started this post-mortem a week out from election as the ramp up to the final push was in full swing. The copy machine was running full-time as the cases of paper came in waves off the delivery trucks. In my many years...Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Rutgers professor and Newark historian Clement A. Price dies following stroke New Jersey has lost a giant, and a "lens" to its past and present. All your base are belong to us Let's not forget, it's all about Christie. Christie building...Show More Summary

NJ-3 Lessons Noted and an Election Post-Mortem

A mentor once taught me the difference between a Lesson Learned and a Lesson Noted. By documenting things we learn and suggesting a better approach, we are generating Lessons Noted. Only if we take appropriate action to do things better have we developed a Lesson Learned. Show More Summary

Election Day Hangover News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

We can "whine and whimper about the Republican agenda... or we can fight back." - Elizabeth Warren Earned Sick Time Questions Prevail at Voting Booth in Trenton & Montclair It doesn't quite make up for a painful midterm election night, but it's great news - good on the voters of both cities! - and we'll take it. Show More Summary

Election November 4, 2014

So our $4 billion election cycle is about to yield its results. The amount of money, particularly from independent sources (generally with patriotic names but often from unknown donors) is staggering. However, let's not forget the large...Show More Summary

Where's the Election Watch Party?

Here are the Election Watch & Victory Parties (depending). These are the ones we got notified about. Got info about more? Post in comments and we'll update what we can. State Dems with Cory Booker, Roy Cho (CD5) and Aimee Belgard (CD3) are up front. Show More Summary

Stay classy, Belmar.

It's mighty ugly out there in Belmar, New Jersey. Belmar Mayor Doherty coming down on the wrong side of the James Keady-Chris Christie "Shut up and sit down!" moment. Republican efforts to disenfranchise 90-year-old World War II veterans. Show More Summary

Where are the candidates voting?

Well, I woke up feeling icky, so that sucks for me. Overslept. So, in this post I assembled last night, some of these folks have already voted. NJSen: Cory Booker 6:45 a.m. Roberto Clemente Shalom Towers 75 Clinton Avenue, Newark, N.J?. Show More Summary

Election Day News Roundup & Open Thread for Nov. 4, 2014

Polls are open 6am-8pm Need your polling place? Chris Smith, the congressman you hardly ever hear about roasts the president of the United States in a pre-election rally. Election Overview: NJ red, NJ blue, and colors in between. CD10: "Dark angel". Show More Summary

Election Day Info.

Polls are open from 6:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. Find your polling location Remember, if you run into any irregularities at the polls, call the Democrats' hotline: (609) 256-3675. Let's make sure that everyone who wants to vote can vote - and that every vote is counted! State Dems: Need a ride to the polls, please call (732) 636-1583. Show More Summary

Bonus QoTD: NJ As A Goodie Bag For The RGA

David Sirota continues to do fantastic work digging away at the conflicts and contributions between the Christie governmental apparatus and the Christie/RGA political arm fundraising efforts. For today's latest piece about new conflicts,...Show More Summary

CD12 Pre-election Rally Tonight 6:45 in Trenton

Tomorrow, Bonnie Watson Coleman is poised to make history.

QoTD to Politico: Scott Garrett "among the potential losers"

Quote of the Day goes to Politico, in a piece posted today, Mysteries in the race for the House: Republicans are also fretting they could fall victim to some upsets. Among the potential losers are New Jersey Rep. Scott Garrett and Michigan Rep. Show More Summary

Tomorrow's Elections and Impacts on NJ

It seems those dang Republicans will take control of the U. S. Senate in January, but not at a veto-proof level. (I hope any Supreme Court members thinking of retiring will do so quickly.) Republicans will retain control of the House and add some compatriots but not reach the veto-proof level. Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

We now know when The Colbert Report will end After 12/18, you'll have to trawl the streets of Montclair for him. CD5 - TODAY 11:45am: Got questions for the candidates? Roy Cho will answer live in a Ledger live video chat. Garrett? It's yet another appearance he declined. Show More Summary

Apparently Obama Didn't Ignore Buono Because of the First Letter in Her Name

promoted by Rosi Ohhh, great news for the Cory Booker (D) campaign -- President Barack Obama (D) taped a radio ad for Booker to help him overcome the 16 point lead he has over Jeff Bell (R). But gubernatorial candidate Barbara BuonoShow More Summary

Eck Goes Full-Throttle Truthiness

promoted by Rosi When we have scientists and educated people run for office, we get the Rush Holts of the world. Urbane, curious, and so deeply desirous of being correct they are willing to admit when they are wrong. No so the right wing Republicans who keep getting nominated and, sadly, elected. Show More Summary

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