TGIF News Roundup & Open Thread for Oct. 25, 2013
October 25, 2013Uncategorized
Buono v. Christie
Christie campaign cash makes a blue Jersey map red; his fundraising totals far exceed Buono’s even in Dem strongholds.
Christie, Buono diametrically opposed on jobs & economy.
Polling the words NJ voters use to talk about Christie.
Mika Brzezinski fully buys the myth of Chris Christie ‘bipartisanship’.
Kean v. Sweeney
Fight of the week.
Frank Pallone: I will not yield to this monkey court.
Step #1: Pallone says “monkey court”. Step #2: Right-wing Twitterverse goes apeshit.
Buono v. Christie
Frank Argote-Freyre of Latino Action Network sees both political opportunism and holes in Christie’s sudden ‘support’ for in-state tuition.
Buono criticizes Christie’s education policies, and the Ledger’s endorsement, at retired teachers event.
Al Doblin looks at Anne Patterson’s vote towards the NJ Supreme Court unanimous marriage decision and sees victory not only for gays, but for Christie.
Tobias Grace of Out in Jersey says marriage equality is ‘message of empowerment for the oppressed’ everywhere.
Baraka, Ramos, Jeffries, Sharif: Newark mayoral candidates spar in education forum.
Emergency closed-door meeting on employees funded by federal grant money.
Bayshore: The forgotten shore in Sandy rebuilding. “We feel ignored, neglected.”.
Fair Share Housing Center: Christie broke promise to poor, middle-income families in Sandy grants.
ACA website foul-ups stall NJ insurers’ plan for easier access.
NJ environmental groups slam state, federal response to Sandy.
Ex-Assemblyman Albert Coutinho sentenced for theft
Sentenced to three years of probation after admitting to falsifying records and stealing funds from his family’s charitable foundation, ordered to pay restitution.