News Roundup for Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

Red Sox win the World Series! Bet theYankees wish they hadn’t crossed that Unite HERE Local 26 picket line in Boston. Bad karma, baby. But the Yanks don’t wear pinstripes to honor the working class, now do they?

Trumpland Uber Alles. One man is responsible for recent expressions & consequences of hate, attempted and successful mass murder (Shutman)

Democratic strategist said she warned Twitter 2 weeks ago about the pipe bomb suspect when he threatened her. Twitter now admits the mistake.

Cory Booker makes long-awaited blitz in New Hampshire telling Dems in the earliest primary state, ‘We are in a moral moment in America.’

CD7: Leonard Lance, campaigning in a suit & tie in Mountainside, is still hoping voters will be swayed by his tagging Malinowski with “the left” and “carpetbagger”

CD12: Bonnie Watson Coleman is in chemotherapy: Early detection – and, she says, prayer – leaves her cancer-free after a procedure to remove a small tumor on her lung. She’s in chemo now, and bald like chemo patients get sometimes, and her concern is the 12.2% of Americans who don’t have health insurance and might not have as fortunate an outcome as she has without proper care.

CD11: Jay Webber continues to have nothin’. Nothin’ but the Trump talking points. Trumpety Trump Trump.

CD11: Michael Bloomberg is spending $1.8 million on ads for Mikie Sherrill. Bloomberg is shoring up his Democratic bona fides for a 2020 run.

CD3: Bill Bradley stumps for Andy Kim, praises his brains and humanity

U.S. Senate: Bob Menendez insinuates Bob Hugin was fired from J/P. Morgan. Hugin says he resigned and ‘never had a violation’ while working on Wall Street

Quote of the Day: 
“The biggest threat to Menendez’s re-election is not so much Hugin than it is the voter who goes to the polls and decides to send Menendez a message, much the way many did in the primary when 38 percent voted for his unknown primary opponent.”
– Jennifer Duffy on the reasons Cook Political Report moved the Senate race to Toss Up

U.S. Senate: Murphy stumps for Menendez in Union County, blasts Trump for blaming the Pittsburgh synagogue for not having an armed guard

MAGAporn: Trump supporter who’s in soft porn horror flicks wants to be on your kids’ school board, Brick.  OK but this photo is just a little too John Wayne Gacy for me.

Where’s your Governor? 11am making an announcement on the sixth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy in Union Beach, then 1:30pm, press conference on gun safety at NJ’s Dept. of State in Trenton

A largely African-American crowd in a packed church basement in Newark voiced impatience and exasperation with New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, calling on him to commit to a proposed social policy agenda after they overwhelmingly committed themselves to his election. (Bonamo)

Salem County: Money for charities in this poor NJ county has disappeared. They want to know why. 

DOE fires employee, a former teacher, who made fun of special education students


Comments (3)

  1. Douglas John Bowen

    Not all Yankees fans are elite snobs, just FYI. And is it unfair to note which MLB team was the LAST to cross the “color line” in 1959? Here’s looking at you, Pumpsie Green!

    That said, congratulations to the 2018 Red Sox on their championship

    1. Rosi Efthim (Post author)

      My comment wasn’t about the fans – at all. Crossing the picket line was an owner decision.

  2. Bill Orr

    I normally would be watching the World Series. However, the fervor in the Midterms rendered me oblivious to baseball.


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