Group recruits Hugin canvassers at $25 per hour

A campaign group backed by a Virginia-based consulting firm is paying conservative canvassers up to $25 an hour to go knocking on doors for Bob Hugin. New Jersey Grassroots, an organization run by Stampede Consulting, is recruiting fulltime and part-time canvassers throughout the state, paying rates well above the going rate. A fulltime canvasser working 40 hours per week for the 13 weeks remaining before November’s election could net $13,000

Planned Parenthood PAC backs Menendez

The Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the lobbying arm of the family-planning organization, backed U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez over his Republican challenger, Bob Hugin, on Wednesday. “Sen. Menendez is a longtime supporter of the care that Planned Parenthood health centers provide,” said Dawn Laguens, the group’s executive vice president. “Menendez has fought against every attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and has advocated for access to birth control by co-sponsoring legislation