Short roundup today, cats ’n kittens. Overslept. Pumpkin carving above by Laurel Hunnewell, a Junior at Dunellen HS
CD7 polls: New York Times/Siena College poll has Malinowski up 8 points over Lance (47%-39). That’s the most recent poll, but a small sample, and a margin of error of 4.6%. Monmouth Poll (also out yesterday) has Malinowski 47% over Lance 44%
Analysis of the CD7 Monmouth poll: Trump is hurting longtime Republican Leonard Lance’s chance to win. (Salant)
Dems have a 48%-21% edge on VBMs statewide
Seriously, T-Mac needs protection? Why did Rep. Tom MacArthur’s chief of staff Frank Luna try so hard to keep Blue Jersey from asking a question post-debate?
Thanks for the Twitter shout-out, Amy S. Rosenberg at Philly Inquirer
Hugin says he’ll stand up to Donald Trump. Menendez says Hugin had his chance, and didn’t.
CD2 on the GOP candidate Seth Grossman: Guy who likes white supremacist websites says the Democrats are to blame for the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
CD11: GOP women super PAC backs Mikie Sherrill, and supports candidates from both parties who oppose “Trump personality cult”
Pipe-bomb suspect may have planned to target Bob Menendez, senator says
Bill Orr’s continuing series on midterm issues: Part 10 – dark money
All about Brendan Gill: Meet Phil Murphy’s inside man: The guy with access to the Governor
Black Panther is a top-selling Halloween 2018 costume. But is it a good fit for everyone? Claude Brodesser-Akner talks to the author of the new Marvel comic book, Rise of the Black Panther on how blackness is essential to the character’s identity. A great read.