Malinowski: Republicans running on fear

Tom Malinowski’s taking aim at Republicans’ fixation with a migrant caravan making its way north through Mexico, claiming his opponent’s party is using the issue to in attempt to scare voters over to their side. “They chose to run on fear,” Malinowski said during a bonfire at a frigid park in Budd Lake Sunday night. “They chose their closing argument to be a few thousand poor people from central America

Sherrill takes rare shot at Trump over response to attempted bombings

Editor's Note: This story was updated with comment from Assemblyman Jay Webber at 8:15 p.m. Mikie Sherrill took a rare shot at President Donald Trump over his response to attempted assassinations of a number the latter’s political opponents, including Sen. Cory Booker. “I was just concerned that president Trump has started to use very divisive language about the press with respect to the pipe bombs that are being sent,” she

Webber won’t meet with Star Ledger editorial board

Assemblyman Jay Webber’s campaign on Friday announced the candidate would not sit for an interview with or seek the endorsement of the Star Ledger editorial board. Webber’s campaign took issue with the content of an Aug. 12 editorial that bashed the candidate for falsely claiming his opponent, Mikie Sherrill, wanted to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the federal agency tasked with deporting immigrants that are in the country illegally. Regardless