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Christie Announces Plan to Improve NJ Motor Vehicle Commission

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 14:13
Some changes are on the horizon for the oft-criticized state agency.

Somerset County Sheriff Prepares for Challenge From Democratic Rival

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 13:57
Incumbent Frank Provenanzo unafraid of a potential down-ballot upset.

Phil Murphy Launches Television Ad Focused on Unemployment

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 13:35
A new statewide television ad has been launched by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy,

Fulop Announces New Political Strategy Team, Hinting at Gubernatorial Ambitions

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 12:07
Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop announced on Wednesday a new group of strategists

Garrett and Democratic Challenger Trade Barbs on Security

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 11:51
Longtime congressional incumbent faces attacks on security record.

Gottheimer Releases First TV Ad in CD5

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 08:51
Gottheimer's ad is scheduled to debut on Wednesday.

Last Count Dismissed in Misconduct Case for Former Hackensack Police Chief

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 08:30
A New Jersey judge dismissed the final remaining count of official misconduct against former Hackensack Police Chief Ken Zisa on Tuesday.

Report: Christie Took Samson-Tailored ‘Chairman’s Flight’

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 07:08
Nearly half a year after former Port Authority Chairman David Samson chatted his way into hot water over a specialized United Airlines to Columbia, S.C., Gov. Chris Christie and his son flew on the "Chairman's flight," according to a story in NJ Advance Media.

Clinton Can Play It Safe—But That Won’t Help Her Party

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 07:00
Because the 2018 Senate landscape is brutal for Democrats, they’re going to have to go big now.

PNJ Poll: Who Is the Most Promising Newcomer on This List?

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 06:57
PNJ Poll: Who is the Most Promising Newcomer on THIS List?

NJ Politics Digest: One State Rep.’s Response to Louisiana’s Sandy Stinginess

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 06:42
It's Wednesday, and in New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing new revelations arising out of the scandal-plagued Port Authority. This news has largely overshadowed good news about the state's economy and one state representative's efforts to show he isn't interested in payback for states that begrudged giving the state aid after Hurricane Sandy. For all this and more state political news, read on.

Latest Email Leaks Keep Exposing Clinton Foundation Corruption

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 06:30
Still more evidence that the Clinton Foundation and Hillary Clinton's State Department were one and the same.

The McCabe Play: Making Middlesex Politically Relevant Again

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 17:21
It's a sprawling county of strip malls, connect-by-dots diners, roadside drift doubling as residential habitations (occasionally the shadows of human forms are visible behind shades in the blue glow of TV living room land), telephone towers that look like something out of a bulldozed Ray Bradbury nightmare, and bumper to bumper traffic on the vertigo-inducing heights of an ugly uplift of concrete called the Alfred Driscoll Bridge.

NYPD Repeatedly Violated Its Own Rules While Probing Muslim Groups, Report Finds

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 15:44
The Department of Investigation found that the NYPD did not comply with court-mandated rules governing investigations of political activity.

Dana Milbank Is Even More Irritating Than Sean Hannity. Is That Even Possible?

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 15:30
Dana Milbank, one of the more annoying journalists of this or any era, had a typically moronic column in today’s Washington Post titled “Sean Hannity, Trump’s spin ‘Doctor’.”

AC-Area Congressional Candidate Cites Trump Tax Break in New Attack Ad

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 15:22
Congressional hopeful Dave Cole goes after LoBiondo again for Trump contributions.

Building Trades Head and Councilman Label Developer Who Promised Union Jobs a ‘Liar’

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 15:05
Gary LaBarbera and Jimmy Van Bramer say G&M Realty broke a promise to build using union workers at a Long Island City site.

Black Caucus PAC Head: Trump’s Appeals to African-Americans Really Aimed at Racists

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 14:39
"He's not really even trying to reach out to African-Americans. He's trying to appeal to David Dukes of the world," Gregory Meeks said.

Christie Makes the Case for NJ School Funding Amendment

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 14:03
At Bordentown town hall, Christie calls for cuts to urban school districts.

The Real Russian Mole Inside NSA

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 13:30
The media has finally noticed that the National Security Agency has a problem with Kremlin penetration.