Planned Parenthood backs Malinowski

Democrat Tom Malinowski has won the endorsement of Planned Parenthood Action Fund in his challenge to five-term Republican Rep. Leonard Lance in New Jersey’s 7th district. “New Jersey deserves a representative that will fight for women and families,” said Dawn Laguens, executive vice president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund. “Tom Malinowski knows that unfettered access to preventive care and the full range of reproductive health care – including safe, legal

NARAL backs Malinowski in 7th

NARAL-Pro Choice America has endorsed Democrat Tom Malinowski for Congress in New Jersey's 7th district. “Tom Malinowski has a strong record of supporting women’s access to reproductive healthcare and we know he will continue to make our rights a top priority when he’s in Congress,” said Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America. “Women and families across New Jersey deserve leadership from unapologetically pro-choice fighters like Tom Malinowski and we

Brendan Gill’s Amateur Hour

  Winner Losers BRIAN STACK BRENDAN GILL The Union City Mayor draws a crowd of more than 3,000 people for an incredible spectacle of grandeur and pageantry that put his massive hometown popularity on display for statewide officials.  He's unopposed in his bid for re-election. The Essex County Freeholder looks like amateur hour after he tells a reporter a Phil Murphy-connected non-profit is going to run ads pressuring Democratic legislators to support

Jois collects data during tele-town hall

Expect Goutam Jois to run as an outsider. In a tele-town hall on Sunday that Jois, who is running for the Democratic nomination to challenge Rep. Leonard Lance for the seventh district’s congressional seat, said was heard by more than 4,500 callers, the candidate flaunted his progressive positions while collecting data on where the district’s voters stand on certain issues. The call broached a variety of topics, with Jois fielding

Malinowski gets Red to Blue

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has put Tom Malinowski in their Red to Blue program after he raised more than $1 million for his bid to unseat Republican Rep. Leonard Lance in New Jersey’s 7th district. “From standing up to dictators as an Assistant Secretary of State to working to forge peace while on the National Security Council, Tom Malinowski has spent his life serving our country and fighting for