5 things to watch for in New Jersey elections
Jeff Bell is trying to become the first Republican from New Jersey to be elected to the U.S. Senate since 1972.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Jersey Democrats rally on behalf of labor
Some of New Jersey's top Democrats on Friday warned of an assault on organized labor across the country, even as the movement has gained considerable clout in Trenton.
The Jersey Journal
Bill Bradley to briefly revive beach walk tradition with Booker: The Auditor
Former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley, shown in this 2012 file photo, is reviving his his tradition of Labor Day weekend beach walks to help U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's campaign.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Despite pledge to swear off sweeteners, Congress still tacking on goodies to legislation
Congress, despite past pledges to give them up, continues to use a similar kind of additive for legislation - "sweeteners" latched to unsavory bills to make the dish edible.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Asbury Park Press
Jeff Bell airing first radio ad of fall Senate campaign
Jeff Bell airing first radio ad of fall Senate campaign Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1tLuvI8 Jeff Bell, left, stands while Richard Pezzullo talks during a news conference, Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in Freehold, N.J. With Election Day in less than 10 weeks, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, Jeff Bell, is getting a jump on ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Susan Tompor: Cosigning a student loan risky for parents
Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., walks at the Rutgers-Camden campus in Camden, N.J., Thursday, May 3, 2012, as he visits to discuss federal low-interest loan rate legislation and take questions on the proposed merger with Rowan University.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Editorial: Gov. Chris Christie's costly legal bills are mounting burden for N.J. taxpayers
The good people of New Jersey, already shelling out top dollar to keep their cash-strapped state running, have a new burden to carry: their governor's legal bills.
The Weekly Standard
Going for the Gold
Teaneck, N.J. "Welcome to our campaign headquarters," Jeff Bell said to an out-of-town reporter the other evening, standing in the lobby of a convention hotel here, hard off the Interstate.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Christie says fundraising for NJ Republicans being done 'more quietly'
In stark contract to his well-publicized trips raising money for candidates outside the state, Governor Christie is quietly fundraising for Republicans at home.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Booker apparently failed to disclose income from 3 speeches totalling $63K
Sen. Cory Booker, who faced questions last year for belatedly disclosing he held stock in an Internet startup worth as much as $5 million, gave the stock to a charity last year, his spokeswoman said Thursday.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Ted Planzos joins Clark Hill from Patton - FindTheBest launches new ...
SCOOPLET TED PLANZOS JOINS CLARK HILL FROM PATTON: Patton Boggs veteran Ted Planzos has landed at the law firm Clark Hill as a member of the firm's litigation practice group.
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker opponent Jeff Bell encouraged by support from Christie, N.J. GOP
TRENTON - The Republican fighting to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker looks forward to getting a boost from Gov. Chris Christie.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Asbury Park Press
A close Senate race, or just Lucy with the football?
Results of two recent surveys on the U.S. Senate campaign in New Jersey suggest a closer race than many predicted, with incumbent Sen. Cory Booker A close Senate race, or just Lucy with the football? Results of two recent surveys on the U.S. Senate campaign in New Jersey suggest a closer race than many predicted, with incumbent Sen. Cory Booker ... (more)
Sun Aug 10, 2014
The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Jackson: Booker hearing footsteps
Sen. Cory Booker last year saw what ignoring a little-known opponent can do. He was slammed for not winning a special election by the landslide his celebrity and overwhelming financial advantage suggested was possible.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Christie appoints nine to panel on benefits
The announcement comes a week after Christie signed an executive order forming the study commission and giving it 30 days to produce preliminary findings.
Dem Sen. Cory Booker Looking Vulnerable in NJ
Polls show Democratic New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker could be beatable this November in his campaign against lesser-known, under-financed Republican challenger Jeff Bell even as Booker appears to be winning the popularity contest in Washington, a National Review writer says.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Poll: Cory Booker has 10-point lead in N.J. Senate race
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker has a 10-point lead over Jeff Bell, a Republican who tried and failed to win a New Jersey Senate seat 30 years ago, the Quinnipiac Poll said.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Ruby, don't take your gun to town
So far this year 45 guns have been confiscated at McGhee Tyson and the airports at Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga and the Tri-Cities area Although it should seem obvious that you should know before you go , people sometimes are forgetful, and we have these costly situations occur.
Cory Booker leads opponent Jeff Bell by 10 points, poll finds
A Quinnipiac University poll released this morning shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker leading Republican opponent Jeff Bell 47 percent to 37 percent NEWARK - Despite a huge advantage in cash, name recognition and voter party registration , U.S. Sen. Cory Booker has a relatively modest lead over his virtually unknown Republican opponent, Jeff ... (more)
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Iraq, Afghanistan War Vets Target the Senate in 2014
If Republicans take the Senate in November, it could be thanks to two candidates who could form their own first-of-its-kind caucus: combat veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan elected to the Senate.