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Calabrese joins Assembly as youngest member

The scion of a legendary Bergen County political family, 31-year-old Clinton Calabrese (D-Cliffside Park) took the oath of office this afternoon as the newest and youngest member of the New Jersey State Assembly. Calabrese ran unopposed in a special election convention last week for the seat of Marlene Caride, who resigned after being named Commissioner of Banking and Insurance by Gov. Phil Murphy. A member of the Cliffside Park Board
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Calabrese takes office Thursday

Assemblyman-elect Clinton Calabrese (D-Cliffside Park) will be sworn in his 36th district seat on February 8. The scion of a legendary Bergen County political family, Calabrese ran unopposed in a special election convention for State Assembly last week to replace Marlene Caride, who has the Murphy administration. Calabrese, 31, served on the Cliffside Park Board of Education from 2009 to 2010.  He is the grandson of Gerald Calabrese, a former NBA
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Calabrese unopposed for Caride seat

Democrats expect Clinton Calabrese, the scion of a legendary Bergen County political family, to be unopposed in a special election convention for State Assembly.  County Committee members from the 36th district is set to meet on January 31 to replace Marlene Caride, who has the Murphy administration. Calabrese, 31, served on the Cliffside Park Board of Education from 2009 to 2010.  He is the grandson of Gerald Calabrese, a former
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It’s a separation of powers thing

There wasn’t anything illegitimate about Elizabeth Muoio and Marlene Caride attending Gov. Phil Murphy’s first cabinet meeting, but they need to be careful.  Both remain members of the State Assembly, and the New Jersey Constitution specifically prohibits legislators from serving in the other branches of government. Muoio (D-Pennington) and Caride (D-Ridgefield) are not expected to resign their seats until they are confirmed by the Senate. It’s not unusual for legislators