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In an article for PolitickerNJ, Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver expressed an interest in running against Cory Booker for the Democratic nominee spot in the upcoming 2014 New Jersey Senate race. And, right off the bat, she brought some fi ... More >>
All eyes are on Corey Booker. Three weeks ago, we reported on the Mayor's announcement that he would consider running for the New Jersey Senate in 2014. And, following suit, BuzzFeed's Ben Smith argued that the Mayor and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick were destined to battle it out for Barack ... More >>
Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker released a YouTube video this morning outlining his own political aspirations for the future. Booker, a nationally-known, high-profile figure, is seen as one of the rising stars of the Democrat party, and many expected him to challenge Republican incumbent Chris Christie ... More >>
C. S. MuncyIt was a brilliantly sunny day in Lower Manhattan when President Obama visited Ground Zero around lunchtime. It wasn't as cloudless as September 11th, 2001, but the similarity was uncanny enough to make many of the reporters waiting on line comment about how alike the two days felt ... More >>
Following the shooting in Tucson on Saturday, Mayor Mike Bloomberg, along with Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Long Island Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.), announced their support for strengthening national gun control laws at a City Hall press conference on Tuesday.
My proudest moment as a journalist was when Al D'Amato called me a "viper" in his memoir, Power, Pasta & Politics. Second proudest was when Chuck Schumer -- in his 2007 book, Positively American -- cited one of my stories as the decisive moment in his successful 1998 senate campaign against D'Amato, ... More >>
AP• Israel is holding more than 600 activists from the Gaza convoy, and international criticism of the country is mounting, with the UN condemning the acts that on Monday killed 9 civilians -- many of them Turks, a country that had once been a friend of Israel -- aboard the flotilla that ha ... More >>
The Democrats just won a cloture vote on the Obama jobs bill. Frank Lautenberg was out sick, and Ben Nelson voted against, so they needed some Republican backup, and got it from Republicans Susan Collins, Olympia Snowe, Kit Bond, George Voinovich, and newcomer Scott Brown.
This was just a v ... More >>
New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg has stomach cancer. The 78-year-old Democrat will begin receiving chemotherapy today.
Lautenberg fell down in his home earlier this week and was upon examination revealed to suffer from a bleeding ulcer, which led to the tests that revealed the cancer.
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It's already a tough week for Democratic senators. Hard on the heels of Evan Bayh's departure from the 2010 Senate race, rumors are floating that Maryland's Barbara Mikulski is not going to run, either.
And 86-year-old New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg has been hospitalized after falling ... More >>