At House freshman orientation, Rep. Frank Pallone hosts the new delegation. 11-1 Democrat
Yesterday in the snow: Florida trolled us. Gritty was just blissed-out. But there were 555 car crashes on NJ roads yesterday. And Phil Murphy’s taking criticism from commuters for NJ’s slow response – including predictably from the GOP state chair (who has no such responsibilities, and whose Gov. Christie blew town to Disney World in his first blizzard as Gov). Port Authority Bus Terminal was closed due to overcrowding. And, oh yeah. Christie had words.
Democrat flips a district in the nation’s first ranked-choice voting in a congressional election – in Maine
Midterms were a mandate on gun control. Here’s where the new Congress can start. (Feinblatt, Washington Post)
It begins. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in D.C. for House freshman orientation, photographed from behind by a Hill staffer, mocked. Fox News’ new villain
Speaking of AOC, did this really happen? Politico reports a closed-door fight between Ocasio-Cortez and Frank Pallone ever how to run the House Dems’ response to climate change. She denies this even happened.
The Union of Concerned Scientists overturns its longstanding opposition to nuclear power.
Not NJ, but what if it was? Let this bring you to tears. Would you be prepared to do the same? Hero steps in between D.C. police and a homeless man – and saves a life
Around New Jersey
To NJ Working Families. Thanks for mentioning me & Blue Jersey among ‘Architects of Jersey’s Midterm Blue Wave’
Jane Fonda was in Newark to talk fair wages. If you missed it, here’s video and how to loop into some action items for a $15 minimum wage
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape tribal nation wins 6-year lawsuit, reinstated as state-recognized tribe
Jersey Journal editorial: Tuition-free college becoming a reality
That heartwarming story of a BurlCo couple raising money for a Good Samaritan homeless man – – all a hoax
Stile: Trump launches Twitter rant against Mueller. Does that hurt Christie’s chances at AG?
Mayors Baraka & Fulop: Gov. Murphy must ensure cannabis jobs come to our cities
Owe back taxes? This NJ tax amnesty program is your chance to settle up