Robinson endorses Malinowski

Morris County Democratic Chairman Chip Robinson has personally endorsed Tom Malinowski for  the Democratic nomination for Congress in New Jersey's 7th district.  Malinowski is one of six candidates seeking the chance to challenge Republican incumbent Leonard Lance.  The organization line will be awarded at the party convention on February 27. The full text of Robinson's statement: I want to make it known, that I personally endorse Tom Malinowski to be

Robinson set to endorse Malinowski

Tom Malinowski is the favorite to win the Democratic organization line in Morris County, and is expected to receive the personal endorsement of Democratic County Chairman Chip Robinson in the next few days.  Sources say that a recent private meeting of Democratic municipal chairs -- eight of the eleven local chairs in the 7th district are women -- resulted in a consensus that Morris would go with Malinowski, a former

Very late to the game, Sherrill weighs in on Mendham flap

Mikie Sherrill made a tactical mistake on Monday by having no comment on the story of the Deputy Mayor of Mendham's unfortunate Facebook posts that compared immigrants to raccoons.  Her absence from the debate on the issue was noticeable, especially after her opponent in the 11th district Democratic congressional primary, Tamara Harris, and Morris County Democratic Chairman Chip Robinson, made strong pitches for Rick Blood's resignation.  Privately, there were several

Top Morris Dem says Bucco should fire Blood

The controversy over a local elected official referring to undocumented immigrants as raccoons has now become an issue in the 11th district congressional race. Morris County Democratic Chairman Chip Robinson said that Anthony Bucco should drop Rick Blood from his congressional exploratory committee. Bucco, an Assemblyman, had released Blood, the Republican Deputy Mayor of Mendham Township, as one of his exploratory committee members as he mulls a bid for the

Robinson: Sherrill a moderate voice

Morris County’s top Democrat has doubled down on his support of Mikie Sherrill for Congress in New Jersey’s 11th district following today’s announcement that Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen will not seek re-election. Chip Robinson, the Democratic county chairman, praised Frelinghuysen’s service, but said that the twelve-term congressman started out as a moderate, but shifted right over the years to rise through the ranks of the Republican Congress.   Frelinghuysen is the chairman