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The Auditor: Endorsements carried little value in Jersey City
If last week's mayoral vote in Jersey City convinced The Auditor of anything, it is that endorsements from elected officials matter very little.
Sat May 18, 2013
Cory Booker Reports Half a Million Dollars in Lecture Fees
New Jersey 2014 Senate Democratic candidate Cory Booker reported he received $497,410 in lecture fees in 2012 in addition to his $174,500 in salary as the mayor of Newark.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Washington Post
Planted question: The attorney whose question prompted IRS official Lois Lerner to reveal last week that the agency singled out conservative groups said Lerner asked her beforehand if she would pose a question on the matter.
Cory Booker takes in over $1.3M from 90 speeches
Democratic Senate hopeful Cory Booker earned more than $1.3 million by making speeches to various groups for the past five years, according to documents he released Friday.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Newark police celebrate valor, honor fallen officers in annual award ceremony
Newark Police Capt. Ivonne Roman, front left, stands with fellow Newark police officers and Newark Police Explorer cadets outside City Hall today to honor fallen officers.
Wed May 15, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
How Twitter has changed local politics
Newark Mayor Cory Booker has used his Twitter account to connect with his constituents on pertinent issues.
Killing of teen, lockdown spark chaotic 2 hours at Newark schools
The killing of a Weequahic High School student and the lockdown of a school on Muhammad Ali Avenue led to a chaotic two hours in Newark's schools today.
The Jersey Journal
N.J. Politics Roundup: Christie welcomes Prince Harry to Jersey Shore
Christie even presented Harry with a gift: a blue fleece, just like the one the governor wore during the aftermath of Sandy.
Tue May 14, 2013
Former Wall Street Trader Fulop Ousts Jersey City's Mayor
Jersey City Councilman Steven Fulop, who quit Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.'s trading desk to run for mayor, ousted incumbent Jerramiah Healy in an election that drew attention to an FBI investigation and a drunken nude photo.
The Newark Star-Ledger
Frank Pallone accuses Cory Booker of withholding money from AIDS patients
U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, pictured in this file photo, fired the first shot in what could become a contentious Democratic primary.
Mayor Sam's Sister City
Afternoon Briefs on the Los Angeles Political Machine for Monday
KABC 790a€3s morning show host Doug McIntyre is one of my favorites. For the record, I also enjoy KPCC's Larry Mantle.
Mon May 13, 2013
NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ
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Five ways the LA mayoral candidates are not really alike
All of the stories and media coverage pointing out that Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti come from the same wing of Los Angeles City Hall politics don't really help voters very much.
Philly Has Its Very Own Crime-Fighting Cory Booker
Finally, in the form of District Attorney Seth Williams, Philadelphia has its very own vigilante crime-stopping Cory Booker doppelganger: Williams was driving along the 500 block of North 63rd Street in West Philadelphia Sunday evening when a car zoomed past in the wrong lane, according to his office.
Buono Says Christie is Soft on Gun Control
The likely Democratic candidate for governor accused incumbent Chris Christie on Monday of supporting "shallow" gun control legislation in order to avoid alienating conservatives elsewhere in the country.
Booker, Buono seek tougher gun laws
The mayor of New Jersey's largest city is joining the Democratic candidate for governor to call for new laws to reduce gun violence.
Sun May 12, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Jersey City Election Highlights Obama's Local Effect
The issues in this city's mayoral election are common urban concerns: crime, public schools, transportation.
Fri May 10, 2013
RCP Editor Scolds Mayor for Butchering Twain
RealClearPolitics Washington Editor Carl Cannon is not just a history buff. He's a history buff on the warpath, especially when it comes to misquoting Mark Twain .
Kushner and Trump Bundle for Booker
Kushner Companies President Jared Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, were part of bundle of contributions of more than $40,000 to U.S. Senate candidate and Newark Mayor Cory Booker.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Politics of Being Wolfgang Puck | Meal Ticket
Puck urges everyone to be mindful of not only what they put into their bodies but how much of it they consume.