Malinowski and the residency thing

The contest for the Union County organization line in New Jersey’s 7th district is close, with municipal chairs almost evenly split between Tom Malinowski and Linda Weber.  That’s probably the reason for a last-minute attack on Malinowski’s residency. Attacks on residency is a bi-partisan issue in New Jersey. * Mikie Sherrill lives in the part of Montclair that is in Donald Payne’s district, but she’s running for Rodney Frelinghuysen’s seat

The Life and Times of Jeff Bell

Jeff Bell’s upset victory over four-term U.S. Senator Clifford Case in the 1978 Republican primary was one of the great political campaigns in New Jersey history.  Bell was a 35-year-old speechwriter for Ronald Reagan’s 1976 presidential campaign, and Case became the only incumbent U.S. Senator in New Jersey history to lose a primary. Bell, who died on Saturday at the age of 74, was a thinker, an intellectual who was