Rolling! Buses right now heading down I-95 to #CancelKavanaugh march to the Supreme Court, from Newark, West Orange, New Brunswick, Elizabeth and Cherry Hill. New Jerseyans will join women & men at the E. Barrett Prettyman Courthouse, where Kavanaugh now serves as a circuit judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals in the D.C. Circuit, and march to the United States Supreme Court, where Donald Trump hopes to install the belligerent and rapey jurist to a lifetime seat.
HELL-OOOO: David Wildstein tweets that DCCC’s 812-page oppo book on Leonard Lance is on line for anybody to see. Includes 9 moving violation tickets as of 2006
- Senate: Quinnipiac Poll gives Menendez an 11-point lead – despite the fact 59% say he’s not honest. This is hell week for Menendez-Hugin polls, numbers all over the map.
- Mike Bloomberg, who intends to run for POTUS as a Dem, donates $20 million to Senate Majority PAC, believing Kavanaugh has now put flipping the Senate in play.
- Roll Call puts Menendez on its list of 10 Most Vulnerable Senators, first time he’s been on the list since the cycle began, citing Hugin spending as a key reason.
- 2006 flashbacks: David Wildstein looks back at the polling in Menendez’s race against Tom Kean Jr.
- CD11: “The angry left is fully unhinged.” – That’s Jay Webber, whining that somebody tore a Webber sign on his pal’s front yard, which happens in every cycle on both sides, isn’t cool no matter who does it, and grow the fuck up.
- Greens irritated by Senate polling that omits Hoffman
- CD7: Malinowski’s new ad highlights the “60 Times” Leonard Lance voted to make healthcare less accessible. Lance responded by invoking Nancy Pelosi.
- CD7: Lance blasts Malinowski for being on the government payroll for a while, breezing by the fact he’s been on the government payroll a lot longer.
KAVANAUGH & NATIONAL
- FBI’s apparently finished its investigation of Kavanaugh – way less than a week – and the report is in senators’ hands already.
- Poll: New Jersey says NO to Kavanaugh by wide margin. Women oppose Kavanaugh by a 65%-28% margin.
Mike Kelly’s 5-part series look at the parts of America that supported Donald Trump in 2016: From Gettysburg, Donald Trump critics and supporters are meeting to find common ground
The Daily Targum: Rumored Rutgers-Princeton partnership has long legacy.
Rutgers refuses to investigate some sexual harassment claims. Are students at risk?
- Where’s your Governor? Right now: NJPAC for business roundtable, then 36th Annual New Jersey Black Issues Leadership Conference
- Compromise apparently reached on PARCC testing
- Murphy signs growth zone bill for AC Airport
- Right-wing group sues over NJ limit on when people can quit labor unions – Michigan-based org files suit for 3 union members from Lakewood, charging Phil Murphy signed legislation to get around SCOTUS’ Janus ruling
- New Jerseyans, like other Americans, can get a nice tax benefit for their commuting costs, but only if their employers sign up for it. State lawmakers want to make that a requirement.