Cory Booker was on fire as senators lined up to talk single-payer.
— Sen. Cory Booker (@SenBookerOffice) September 13, 201
Why isn’t Sen. Menendez backing the Sanders single-payer health bill like Cory Booker is?
Well, somebody needed to. How Bernie Sanders is taking over the Democratic Party (Cillizza at CNN)
Long, long time coming: Brave new world for Newark Schools as state cedes control. Go be great, Newark.
The Sopranos State has lost one of its Sopranos; actor Frank Vincent of Nutley who played Phil Leotardo
Rep Gottheimer had his moment along with other moderates, sitting with Trump at the White House “bipartisan” meeting. After that, Trump picked another Twitter fight with Hillary Clinton.
We have work to do: Census data shows median income climbs in NJ, but wage disparity remains high
Sweeney wants to name Atlantic City’s boardwalk after the late Jim Whelan
Senator Menendez on Trial
- “I don’t know why I am here:” 7 notable quotes from Menendez trial
- Question out of the Menendez trial: Who leaked to the press?
- Prosecutors in Menendez case: Were those plane trips bribes?
This ought to make some interesting convos at the Dem State Conference that starts tonight. Both Dem candidates for Little Egg Harbor Twp Committee have withdrawn their candidacies in the November election, with one of them complaining that the Ocean County Dem party is in disarray and in cahoots with Republicans.
- Leave me alone, I’m working here. Cory Booker says he doesn’t even think about running for president (Video)
- Murphy’s lead over Guadagno is yuuuge. 25 points. Is Christie why?
- CD7: Peter Jacob gets national endorsement as a Justice Democrat
- John Reitmeyer at NJ Spotlight says: Job 1 for next governor is NJ’s transportation infrastructure
Photo of the Day – Josh Gottheimer sitting next to Donald Trump at POTUS’ “bipartisan” meeting with moderates
Trump finally figures out his approval rating’s in the toilet, and moves to fix it with a deal on DACA, which is more popular with voters than he is unpopular. Schumer and Pelosi announce deal with Trump to protect young immigrants; will include border security – but no wall, his signature promise since the start of his campaign
If you still don’t see that Donald Trump is creepy and weird with women, NBC’s Katy Tur has some stories
Delaware River Basin Commission moves ahead on rules to ban fracking. Environmentalists greet that with approval, but are less pleased with regulations to address how fracking wastewater will be disposed of in the region
300,000 plug in vehicles on the road in NJ by 2025, 2 million by 2035? This coalition says its possible and here’s how to get there
Eric Stiles of NJ Audubon makes the case: Funding for wildlife conservation a necessity, not a luxury