Nephew of state senator, first woman on Vineland council, die

William A. Dolan II, a longtime member of the New Jersey State Bar Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee, passed away on February 10.  He was 87.  He practiced law with Dolan & Dolan in Newton, along with his uncle, Bill Dolan, the last Democratic state senator from Sussex County. Marie Doyle, the first woman to win election to the Vineland City Council, died on February 13.  She was 94.  A

History on presidential candidates and running for two offices

Some history to go along with the new law that allows Cory Booker to run for president or vice president in 2020 while simultaneously seeking re-election to the United States Senate. No major party presidential nominee has ever run for two offices simultaneously. Franklin Roosevelt, Alfred Landon, and Adlai Stevenson declined to seek re-election as governor of their respective states when they ran for president. Bob Dole, whose Senate seat

The Week of Murphy’s Poll Numbers

Winner Losers PAUL SARLO PHIL MURPHY The Bergen County senator gets his pick for prosecutor, Mark Musella. The Governor's most recent poll numbers: not good. ALBIO SIRES JOE HOWARTH The 8th district congressman gets a seat on the House Budget Committee. The two-term assemblyman loses the support of the Burlington and Camden GOP organizations.  LISA MANDELBLATT & STACEY GUNDERMAN DEREK ARMSTEAD The two Democrats emerge as front runners for a