Post-Primary News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Need a brief relief from politics this morning? Space Shuttle’s on the move today from Jersey City to NYC.

Primary Wins, Primary Losses

  • Pascrell and Payne win.

  • Loretta Weinberg mourns the loss of her congressman, and congratulates her new one (pending general election.

  • Hard left turn in 9th District battle leads back to D.C. gridlock. (Stile)

  • U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman says loss to Bill Pascrell puts end to more than 25 years in politics.

  • Teacher who challenged Gov. Christie at town hall meeting wins Democratic Assembly primary.

  • Gussen over Castle in NJ-5.

    Blogger not protected by journalists’ shield law

  • Another round lost in court by a Washington State writer in a NJ court claiming the protection of shield law to avoid revealing a source.

    Group of N.J. Muslims to file lawsuit against NYPD over surveillance operation

  • Lawsuit to be filed this AM in federal court will be the first legal challenge against years-long NYPD surveillance operation targeting Muslim-owned businesses, neighborhoods and places of worship.

    N.J. AG: Probe into state police troopers’ beating mentally disabled man was overdue

  • Is the AG actually out in front on this now, or just catching up following Star-Ledger’s bringing a 3 year old incident to light?

    Court battle looms in university merger proposal; Rutgers officials assert authority over schools

  • Competing sides in the fight to merge some of NJ’s biggest universities are offering legal arguments as to whether Rutgers’ governing boards have the power to block the consolidation – signaling a court battle even as efforts are being made to speed the plan through the Legislature.

    New Jersey economy came in 47th in nation for 2011

  • How’s that “Jersey Comeback” working out for ya?

    Education – Here come the Broadies

  • Fumigating the Broad Infestation.

    Last night at Marie Corfield’s victory party was a long and happy night. Headed off now to Eagleton Institute of Politics Morning After talk at Rutgers. So short and late roundup this morning, please weigh in on what you’re reading.

  • Comments (23)

    1. 12mileseastofTrenton

      And runs against Garrett in 2014.  Taking the lesson to heart that Democratic primary voters don’t appreciate a candidate who runs away from a Republican challenge.

    2. vmars

      under Romney.  Numerology, bitches!

    3. Got Kids

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