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News Roundup & Open Thread or Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Fishman issues subpoenas for documents to Chris Christie's re-election campaign Fishman wants documents regarding a series of meetings with high-level officials of the Christie administration for Jersey City mayor Steve Fulop that Fulop says were abruptly canceled when he declined to endorse Christie for re-election. Show More Summary

Fishman issues subpoenas for documents to Chris Christie's re-election campaign

Governor Chris Christie's re-election campaign has been subpoenaed by U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman for records of a series of meetings between Jersey City's mayor and officials of the Christie administration. In May of 2013, on the night he was elected mayor of Jersey City, Steve Fulop got a call of congratulations from Gov. Show More Summary

#QOTD: NJ BOE President drops bombshell

Cross-posted with Marie Corfield. Promoted by Rosi. What could top an unprecedented number of people testifying at today's NJ State Board of Ed meeting? What could top the number of parents who, on a brutally cold January day, pulled...Show More Summary

In which Jerry Jones Compares Chris Christie to President Bush and Nelson Mandella

Well this is a group I never thought would be mentioned together. Jones, Christie, Bush and... Mandella? Check this out from Jerry Jones over at"Whenever I can get around important or exciting people, I want to do it," Jones said. Show More Summary

Quote of the Day: "Latent"

"Jerry Jones & Chris Christie have the most latent homosexual relationship since Sherlock Holmes & Watson" - Kinky Friedman on ESPN (Mulshine was also a guest) Awkward on so many levels. PolitickerNJ tweeted this out their post on this thusly: Friedman and Mulshine tag team on Jones and Christie Show More Summary

Does Donald Norcross Support Dirty Energy?

I actually like Donald Norcross. I've had a chance to have a couple of one-on-one conversations with him, and he's a really pleasant individual. But as a Congressman, he has a lot of room for improvement. Recently, he granted C-SPAN an extended interview on their call-in program. Show More Summary

Question of the Day

promoted by Rosi Question of the Day : Will Chris Christie be indicted before or after he declares his candidacy for President?

News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Blue Jersey history: Would Chris Christie Have Investigated This Guy? Our update of the question Blue Jersey has been asking... for 7 years. Cami Anderson (finally) testifies before Joint Committee on Education It does not go well for Anderson. Show More Summary

Christie's Strategy: Exploit media's Achille's heel

promoted by Rosi What's with this obsession on Governor Christie's sport's preferences? Easy: Governor Christie and his strategists understand the way the present day media works better that nearly any politician today. He understands...Show More Summary

QoTD: Democrats in the NJ Legislature

Quote of the Day to CWA's Legislative & Political Director, Seth Hahn: For those keeping score at home, the Democrats in the New Jersey legislature had a busy schedule before they went home for the holidays. They muscled through a bill...Show More Summary

Headline of the Day


Chris Christie is Irrelevant in 2016

While he makes for good copy, Chris Christie is an irrelevant buffoon. His recent antics at a Dallas Cowboys football game verify this long-standing observation. First of all, Christie will never be president, for a number of reasons: First, he is too sane. Show More Summary

Photo of the Day: Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, NJ-12

Lift every voice and sing, Till earth and heaven ring, Ring with the harmonies of Liberty Bonnie Watson Coleman, holding granddaughter Kamryn and surrounded by family and friends, sworn in today to the United States House of Representatives. Photo: Marilyn Davis, with our thanks

Does New Jersey have the Political Will to Help Camden?

Promoted by Rosi. This is cross-posted from the Local Knowledge Blog: A Camden High School student spoke at my class last semester. He told one particularly poignant story, of how he'd been evicted from his home and had spent a few months living out of a car. Show More Summary

Christie Again Used Port Authority for His Friend's Benefit

promoted by Rosi More than seven years ago we started asking questions about the Christie the Corruption Cop story line, including asking Why Isn't Chris Christie Investigating This Guy? The point was that if Christie endured the scrutiny he gave others then he'd have been an investigatory target, as well. Show More Summary

Good luck to Bonnie Watson Coleman, Cory Booker, and the entire 114th Congress

Right now, a trailblazer in a silver pixie cut is being sworn in as a freshman member of the United States Congress House of Representatives. New Jersey has never before sent a Black woman to Congress; she becomes our first. BWC is a...Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Gov. Chris Christie's questionable, football-loving, owner's box-sitting, disclosure problems, transparency-lacking governmental ethics The Governor's office citing an executive order under which he accepted Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry...Show More Summary

Gov. Chris Christie's questionable football-loving, owner's box-sitting ethics

Today, a new era of accountability and transparency is here. Gov. Chris Christie, Inaugural Address 1/19/10 So, that's a lot of bull. And so we have the events of today: 10:37am: David Sirota posts a piece raising ethics questions in...Show More Summary

How much did Chris Christie's trip to cheer Dallas Cowboys cost NJ taxpayers? OPRA request: filed.

American Bridge has just asked Gov. Christie's office to produce information about his Texas trip yesterday, where he cheered the Dallas Cowboys in owner Jerry Jones' private box (where he did this). They're seeking, among other things,...Show More Summary

The Dallas Cowboys and The Minimum Wage

The new year marked the first time the New Jersey minimum wage was automatically raised to reflect the increase in the cost of living. On January 1st, those earning the minimum wage received a 13 cent per hour "raise", or for those lucky enough to have 40-hour per week jobs, a gross increase of $5.20 in each week's paycheck. Show More Summary

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