Has Chris Christie jumped the shark?
Christie’s cameo on ‘The Michael J. Fox Show’ – too much for NJ voters? “If you basically become a caricature of a celebrity, you’ve pushed the limit.”
Steve Sweeney – “the Democrat who made the Chris Christie phenomenon possible”
But now, “Sweeney and Christie are being pulled apart now by opposing political forces. Christie needs to move right to run for president, and Sweeney needs to move left to run for governor in 2017, his most likely next move.” (Tom Moran)
Peaceful Camden march reflects pain over Trayvon Martin
“At the end of the day, we’re losing our children.”
Photos of NJ rallies.
Justice for Trayvon rallies in 100 cities.
Can the police really take pictures of your license plates and store them for years in a database?
A report from ACLU-NJ on the potential Fourth Amendment ramifications.
Last in the pack, Sheila Oliver runs curious campaign for U.S. Senate.
Liberals’ attacks on Booker rising.
Senate hopefuls lean to the left of Obama. (Herb Jackson)
Lautenberg’s widow to join Pallone in Bergen this week.
Booker doing well in mail-in ballots.
5th District challenger Roy Cho already ahead of past Garrett opponents
With the election more than a year away, Cho has already raised more than $80k.
Chris Christie Democrats fear few reprisals from party for endorsements
Fewer than 1 in 3 Sandy victims will get grants from NJ to rebuilt or elevate.
NJ sees hirings rise in local government, schools.
NJ BPU rejects offshore wind project.
Spike in gas prices.
Lesniak says Democrats should play hardball like Christie does on the Supreme Court, and reject a potential Helen Hoens re-nomination. And more from the Auditor.
Instagram like Christie?
Facebook (which owns Instagram) is hiring a political outreach manager to get more pols on Instagram like Christie (do they know he has people doing that?).
NJ grants charters to 2 more Camden schools
Now, about 23% of Camden students will be in charters.
Voters don’t care if Christie is out of step on social issues. (Bob Ingle)
Christie to raise campaign cash in Pittsburgh & SF.
Outside spending in N.J. races sparks worry
ELEC report shows more than 1000% spike in independent spending: #1 is Americans for Prosperity (Koch Industries), which by itself accounted for 27% of all such spending in 2011. #2 is Better Education for Kids, Inc. (B4K, the charter school pushers) and NJEA (the union repping most NJ teachers).
Why I’m a Rutgers Trustee
Trustee Marisa A. Dietrich’s sharp rebuke to Steve Sweeney’s “absurd” and “silly” remarks.